News Archive 2009-2018

Solving Rubik’s Cube Mystery: ‘God Couldn’t Do Faster’ (New Scientist) Archives

It took 15 years and the help of the almighty Google, but mathematicians using group theory have distilled that every possible Rubik’s Cube arrangement – all 43 quintillion possible scrambles the game can manifest – can be solved in 20 moves or less (and without taking the stickers off).