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Northeastern University Researchers Solve Rubik's Cube in 26 Moves
May 31, 2007
It's 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.
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