Why It's Almost Impossible to Solve a Rubik's Cube in Under 3 Seconds | WIRED

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The current world record for solving a Rubik's cube is 3.47 seconds. Could it be faster? WIRED's Robbie Gonzalez explores the mind-boggling math and finger-twisting world of speed cubing. Read more on this story from Robbie on WIRED.com: https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-solve-a-rubiks-cube-in-5-seconds-or-less/

Here are some links for some of the information and cubers we consulted:

World Cube Association
https://www.worldcubeassociation.org/persons/2004MAOT02

Tom Rokicki's Paper on "God's Number"
https://tomas.rokicki.com/rubik20.pdf

MIT Robot (built by Ben Katz & Jared Di Carlo) Breaks Rubik's Cube Record
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZu9gjQJUQs
Text: http://news.mit.edu/2018/featured-video-solving-rubiks-cube-record-time-0316

World Record-Holder Feliks Zemdegs
https://www.youtube.com/user/fazrulz1

Competitive Cuber Tiffany Chien from the Rubik's Cube Club at Berkeley
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAPzDmdYVqR4mRfu8jxzg9Q
https://cube.berkeley.edu/

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