Turing had something of a reputation for eccentricity at Bletchley Park. For a time he was head of Hut 8 the section responsible for German naval cryptanalysis. UK celebrations
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An inquest determined that his death was suicide; his mother and some others believed his death was accidental. In 1948 Turing joined Max Newman's Computing Laboratory at Manchester University where he assisted in the development of the Manchester computers and became interested in mathematical biology. He devised a number of techniques for breaking German ciphers including the method of the bombe an electromechanical machine that could find settings for the Enigma machine.