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The main centerpiece of Liberty Science Center’s travelling exhibit, “Beyond Rubik’s Cube”, will get a new home at STEAMPowerForKids.org

STEAMPowerForKids.org is excited to announce that the centerpiece of the travelling Rubik’s Cube museum exhibit, titled “Beyond Rubik’s Cube”, will makes its final trip and then be installed next to our Makerspace in Rockledge. The Liberty Science Center ( www.lsc.org ) of Jersey City, NJ has graciously donated the giant cube. Entech Innovative (www.entechinnovative.com) will donate the space and assemble the cube where it will be used for educational purposes by STEAMPowerForKids.org. Our students will be able to learn about the science of the cube, understand the algorithms required to solve it and discover the mechanical and control programs, which operate the cube. The original story about the cube is below. 

Rubik’s Cube is a 3D combination puzzle invented in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture Ernő Rubik. This invention caused widespread interest in the world owing to its unique characteristics and became listed as one of the 100 most influential inventions during the 20th century. Additionally, it is widely considered to be the world’s best-selling toy. 

 

Liberty Science Center in New Jersey commissioned the 11.5-foot-tall Giant Working Cube (GWC) as an iconic educational interactive in their "Beyond Rubik’s Cube" traveling exhibit featuring the science of Rubik’s Cube, they wanted visitors to see how the internal mechanism of a Rubik's Cube functioned on a large scale. ...<click for more>