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Hash of the Future?

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Science  14 Mar 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5869, pp. 1481
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5869.1481

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By incorporating a tangled, three-dimensional maze the size of the Milky Way into a hash function, a cryptographer is betting that neither you nor anyone else will solve it.