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LEGO Bot Solves Rubik's Cube Faster than You

by Reverend_Danger   December 05, 2008 at 8:12PM  |  Views: 667

A LEGO Mindstorm NXT kit can be bought, by you, at a LEGO store.  In it are a bunch of funky looking LEGOs, three motors, and four sensors (one each for touch, light, ultrasonic, and sound).  So if you had all that, could you build a robot that solves Rubik’s Cubes?  The answer is, "Yes, you can."

The robot was built by a guy named Hans.  He bought the Lego Mindstorm kit for his daughters in 2006, but they were kids and didn’t have the robotic programming genius that their much-disappointed father did.  So, he decided to build a robot himself. 

And he decided to do it just like this with a Lego Mindstorm kit.