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The world’s most mysterious book - Stephen Bax

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Deep inside Yale's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library lies a 240 page tome. Recently carbon dated to around 1420, its pages feature looping handwriting and hand drawn images seemingly stolen from a dream. It is called the Voynich manuscript, and it’s one of history’s biggest unsolved mysteries. The reason why? No one can figure out what it says. Stephen Bax investigates this cryptic work.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Stephen Bax
  • Director Lisa LaBracio
  • Script Editor Brendan Pelsue
  • After Effects Animator Kaitlyn Carroll
  • Stop Motion Animator Lisa LaBracio
  • Composer Stephen LaRosa
  • Sound Designer Stephen LaRosa
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Pen-Pen Chen

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