Researchers Solve Rubik’s Cube in 26 Moves

By |2017-12-09T01:47:30+00:00June 1st, 2007|All Puzzles, Rotational / Twisty Puzzles|3 Comments

Rubik’s Cube is a toy that most kids have played with at one time or another, but the findings of Northeastern University Computer Science professor Gene Cooperman and graduate student Dan Kunkle are not child’s play.

The two have proven that 26 moves suffice to solve any configuration of a Rubik’s cube – a new record. Historically the best that had been proved was 27 moves. More information via Happy Puzzling!

Update : Rubik’s Cube can be solved in 20 moves

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  1. Anonymous June 7, 2007 at 18:35
  2. passionforpuzzles July 12, 2007 at 20:53

    Let’s make the link to this Rubik’s paper click-able.

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