Wednesday, August 17, 2005


A Serious Toy

Pyromaniac used his Monday Menagerie to extol the joys of the Rubik's Cube. What Phil, as a theologian, may not know, is that that "puzzle" is one of the best, most concrete, examples of a branch of mathematics called Group Theory. Books have been written and there is an actual mathematically derived "formula" for solving the cube.

Sometimes, toys are far more than toys. Just thought you might want to know.


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