“A mysterious document that has bedeviled scholars and top cryptographers for more than a century,” says the Boston Globe. Is it written in code? Is it art? How old is it? Read the article for some tantalizing information — and lack of information — about a manuscript that has captured the attention of cryptographers, linguists, botanists, etc. There are a lot more questions than answers here (maybe it’s suitable for Jeopardy).

Categories: Linguistics, Math