Today, the findings of a major citizen science project, Turing’s Sunflowers, are being published in the open journal, Royal Society Open Science.
18 May 2016
Alan Turing was right: Sunflower spirals clearly show a mathematical sequence in most cases, according to early results from the largest research project of its kind
29 Oct 2012
Sunflowers are beginning to bloom around the world for the centenary of the mathematician Alan Turing on 23 June. .
21 Jun 2012
A special code-breaking game has been developed by MOSI (Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester) to celebrate the Alan Turing Centenary, as part of its Half Term events programme for families (2-10 June). Come and have a go!
23 May 2012
Digital artists and technology experts at the arts and technology conference Future Everything (16-19 May) are being encouraged to create new work inspired by data from the largest experiment ever to look at mathematical patterns in sunflowers.
17 May 2012
Public sunflower planting days will be held at MOSI (Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester) as part of a mass participation research project led by MOSI and Manchester Science Festival, in association with The University of Manchester.
9 May 2012
Primary School is one of hundreds of schools across Britain set to take part in the Turing’s Sunflowers project led by MOSI (Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester) in association with Manchester Science Festival.
8 May 2012
Thousands of sunflowers will be planted in honour of the mathematician Alan Turing as part of a new research project.
22 Mar 2012