Forty Years of Mindbending Success with the Rubik’s Cube
The Rubik’s Cube was invented in 1974 by Hungarian architectural professor Erno Rubik. Since then, the puzzle has influenced engineers, designers, artists and puzzlemasters. Paul Hoffman, CEO of the Liberty Science Center, and speedcuber Anthony Brooks give a lesson in solving the cube and the history of the influential puzzle.
Paul Hoffman is the CEO of the Liberty Science Center and creative director of Beyond Rubik’s Cube in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Anthony Brooks is Speedcuber-in-Residence at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Alexa Lim was a senior producer for Science Friday. Her favorite stories involve space, sound, and strange animal discoveries.