The IMITATION GAME’s Enigma Machine Science!

SURPRISE BECAUSE SCIENCE CHANNEL! Subscribe now and click the shiny notifications bell so you don’t miss out on all things science and pop culture. in new tab Subscribe for more Because Science: in new tab Watch the last episode: in new tab Benedict Cumberbatch plays Alan Turing in The Imitation Game, a key figure in cracking Nazi Germany's Enigma code that helped the Allies win World War II. But what's the science behind the Enigma Machine and the Bombe, the invention Turing used to decode it? See it on Because Science with Kyle Hill. More science: in new tab HUGE THANKS for the Enigma cracking example from the informative videos of Dr. James Grime, Brady Haran, and Numberphile: in new tab Follow Kyle Hill: in new tab Follow Us: in new tab Because Science every Thursday. Theme music courtesy of Dr. Wylie in new tab IMAGE: BLACK BEAR PICTURES