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"The Code War" - Beyond Discovery

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Author:Dana Mackenzie et al.; National Academy of Sciences
Description: PDF of a science article from the Beyond Discovery series that explores the trail of developments in the branch of mathematics known as number theory that led to modern-day encryption techniques. Contents include: Early Ciphers; The Enigma Challenge; In Cryptography We Trust; The Method Behind the Magic; How Safe is Safe?; Facing the Future.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Number Theory, Cryptography

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