Mindstorm v. Rubik

by Rael Dornfest

Related link: http://mindstorms.lego.com/inventions/invention.asp?ID={72BAE2EC-A6EC-5037-5BA0-…

Two Lego Mindstorms RCX bricks, aided by a Vision Command video camera for cube-face scanning and recognition, desktop PC as brains behind the brawn, and some publicly-available general Rubik's Cube solutions, are able to solve a 3x3x3 cube in around 30 moves.