Alan Turing leaves behind a legacy that is every bit as fascinating and complex as the codes and mathematical problems
The MM e-zine for May 2021 is out now… and it’s a cracker! Packed with features from across the region
On the eve of the 75th anniversary marking the end of World War II, the Guardian posted an editorial piece claiming that Britain ought to “get over the war,” adding: “This is not a time for false pride.” But in the context of VE Day, we owe it to honour the extraordinary stoicism of the wartime generation, and here’s why…
‘Unprecedented contribution to society and science’: Manchester councillor backs campaign for Turing £50 note
Since the Bank of England signalled its intention to feature a scientist on the new note, mathematician Alan Turing is being floated as a potential candidate.
‘We want a full apology’: LGBT Foundation slams Tories for refusing automatic pardons for past homosexual crimes
Manchester’s LGBT Foundation have attacked the government for blocking a move to automatically pardon all living men who were convicted of homosexual crimes in the past.
From adult-only ball pools to musings on food, Manchester’s Science Festival is sure to be a hit with locals, with 170 events set to be held between October 22 and November 1.
Artists, cyclists, vendors and students – the people who live, work and travel alone Europe’s busiest bus routes are telling their stories through a new project which will document life on Manchester’s Oxford Road Corridor.
MM review The Imitation Game, a look into the life of world-renowned mathematician Alan Turing, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and Charles Dance
Calling all Cumberbatch fans! Manchester Uni launch hunt for Turing’s treasure to mark Imitation Game release
The University of Manchester is launching an online brain-teaser, that leads to a possible location of Alan Turing’s legendary buried treasure, to coincide with the release of Benedict Cumberbatch’s upcoming film The Imitation Game
Following on from the success of the first Geek Pride, the celebration is now an annual legacy event to recognise Alan Turing, his achievements and his LGBT identity.
Alan Turing’s hotly-anticipated biopic starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley will open the British Film Festival it has been revealed alongside the film’s first trailer.