Fun facts about the Rubik’s Cube

Did you know that:

  • Rubik’s Cube was invented by Ernő Rubik, a hungarian sculptor, inventor, architect.

 

  • The first Rubik’s Cube world championship was organized in 1982. July 5. Since 2003 this event organized in every second year.

 

  • On the 40th birthday of the cube in 2014 april 24th an exhibition was held in New Jersey’s Liberty Science Center. The name of the exhibition was “Beyond Rubik’s Cube”.

 

  • Still nobody managed to invent a software that able to create the algorithm that helps player solve the puzzle with the minimal amount of steps. But there’s a program that can solve it in  a maximum of twenty steps. The programmer you should know about are Herbert Kociemba who invented Cube Explorer. Also you might be interested in an online program called ruwix.com, that is created by hungarian programmers.