Rubik’s Cube can be solved in 20 moves

By |2018-07-01T08:57:00+00:00August 12th, 2010|All Puzzles, Rotational / Twisty Puzzles|1 Comment

Rubik’s Cube is a toy that most kids have played with at one time or another for more than 30 years.

In July 1981 it was proven that you needed at  least 52 moves to solve Rubik’s Cube from any position.

Now three years after the official record in 2007 that Rubik’s cube can be solved in 26 moves a new record of just 20 moves have proven.

This recent revelation came from a joint project between big-brained mathematician Morley Davidson, from Kent State, Google engineer Herbert Kociemba, and a couple other guys who were dedicated to this work that really won’t help them pay their rent. Regardless, countless hours of number crunching was logged on Google’s own internal computer system.

Your can read more about this new Rubik’s Cube record at TGDaily. Happy Puzzling!

Update: The complete background about how Rubik’s Cube can be solved in 20 moves using the God’s Algorithm can be found at cube20.org

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