New Study of Voynich Manuscript Finds it Gibberish

In an article in Scientific American, Gordon Rugg discusses recent findings about the infamous Voynich Manuscript, a mysterious document filled with arcane symbols.

The mystery of the cryptic Voynich Manuscript has intrigued scientists since its acquisition in 1912 by Wilfrid Voynich, an American rare book dealer. The 230 page document, written in an unknown language, is "richly illustrated with bizarre images of plants, heavenly spheres and bathing women," and is now thought to be a prank. The extensive article analyzes the recent study and summarizes the conclusions.