Ruby Rubix Cube Archive

  • University of Swinburne students have finally done it; using a robot they solved the world’s best selling perplexing puzzle- the Rubik’s Cube. The Rubik’s Cube puzzle has been frustrating humans since it was invented in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture Erno Rubik.  The students using $900 of school funding constructed Ruby from a shiny bomb-casing filled with used pinball machine parts.  No, but seriously- they did build Ruby using a mere $900 of funding and have now achieved a world record solving a Rubik’s Cube puzzle in a mere 10 seconds. After scrambling up the cube the students place it in Ruby’s capable hands which spins the cube back and forth gripping with one hand while spinning […]

    Robot solves Rubiks Cube in 10 seconds

    University of Swinburne students have finally done it; using a robot they solved the world’s best selling perplexing puzzle- the Rubik’s Cube. The Rubik’s Cube puzzle has been frustrating humans since it was invented in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture Erno Rubik.  The students using $900 of school funding constructed Ruby from a shiny bomb-casing filled with used pinball machine parts.  No, but seriously- they did build Ruby using a mere $900 of funding and have now achieved a world record solving a Rubik’s Cube puzzle in a mere 10 seconds. After scrambling up the cube the students place it in Ruby’s capable hands which spins the cube back and forth gripping with one hand while spinning […]

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