Ernő Rubik, the innovator of Rubik’s cube was born in Budapest in 1944. His mama was a minstrel and artist, his father was an aircraft mastermind and glider developer.
He studied form at the Technical University, also armature at the Academy of Applied trades and Design, also in Budapest, where he came a schoolteacher in the interior design department. With his scholars, Rubik regularly used physical models to educate generalities in construction. His interest in three- dimensional objects played a large part in his creation of the “ Magic Cube” as his invention was first called. Rubik applied for his Hungarian patent in January 1975 and the patent blessing eventually came in early 1977. The first cubes appeared at the end of 1977.
Deals of the Rubik’s Cube were sluggish until Hungarian businessman Tibor Laczi, an amateur mathematician discovered the cube. While having a coffee, he descried a server playing with the toy. Laczi was impressed. The coming day he went to the state trading company, Konsumex, and asked authorization to vend the cube in the West. He progressed to demonstrate the cube at the Nuremberg toy show, to show it to the British toy expert Tom Kremer who latterly arranged an order for a million cubes with Ideal Toy. latterly Rubik accepted the suggestion of the toy company to put his name on the product.
A magazine cover and an composition for Scientific America created the original media buzz. By 1981 further than 100 million of the cubes had been vended around the world. Books offering results were published, Rubik’s cube clubs were innovated and competitions were held.
Soon he came the first tone– made millionaire from the communist block. Following his cube’s fashionability, Rubik opened a plant to develop designs in 1984; among its products was another popular mystification toy, Rubik’s Magic. He also established a foundation to support talented youthful masterminds and artificial contrivers in Hungary.
He has plans to start designing computer games and continues to develop his propositions on geometric structures. Among several awards Rubik entered the Kossuth Prize, the most prestigious artistic award in Hungary.
Seven TownsLtd. presently holds the rights to Rubik’s cell.
Rubik’s Cube ( 1974)
The cube consists of 26 small cubes that rotate on a central axis. The twenty- six individual little cube factors with 54 external shells in six different colours make up the big cell. Each subcaste of nine small cells can twist and the layers can lap.
When the cell is twisted out of its original arrangement, the player must also return it to the original configuration.