Bacon’s cipher

1605 Bacon’s cipher

The book of science

Tom Sharp

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Manually placing a message using the Baconian code into HTML is error-prone. It is possible for unconscious errors to creep into the result to spell an unintended message.

Speaking of superlative coders, we honor Margaret Heafield Hamilton, who led the team that developed the on-board flight software for the Apollo space program.

The quotation from Bacon is a translation by David Renaker of a line in Bacon’s New Atlantis.

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