20-Year-Old Cryptographic Puzzle Is Solved and Stamped in the Bitcoin Cash Blockchain

A fiendishly tricky puzzle that has baffled cryptographers for two decades has been solved, and the proof preserved on the BCH and BTC blockchains. The feat, which was achieved 15 years earlier than the puzzle’s architects had anticipated, was commemorated with another premature reveal – the opening of a special time capsule.
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Moore’s Law Estimated This Puzzle Would Take 35 Years to Solve
In April 1999, cryptographers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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