The Voynich Manuscript
In Episode 69, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger travel to the Yale University campus in New Haven, Connecticut, to visit the enigmatic Voynich Manuscript. This 600-year-old book is full of hundreds of pages of writing and illustrations from an unknown author in an unknown language. Since its discovery in 1912, language experts and code-breakers have tried to decipher the meaning, but have failed to figure it out. More recently some Canadian software engineers applied algorithms that may have offered us the first crack in the case. But what does it say?