How to play a Rubik’s Cube like a piano?

  • Mathematics explains the workings of the universe, from particle physics to engineering and economics. Math is even closely related to music, and their common ground has something to do with a Rubik's Cube puzzle. Michael Staff explains how group theory can teach us to play a Rubik’s Cube like a piano.
     
    Lesson by Michael Staff, animation by Shixie.
     
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