The Largest Functional Rubik's Cube

At the time of its creation in January 2016, the 22x22 Rubik's Cube by Coren Puzzle was "the highest order NxNxN twisty puzzle ever made." Its size and the sheer number of its parts make it exceptionally hard to scramble, and, of course, even harder to unscramble. There are 4.3 x 10 to the power of 1,795 possible combinations that the cube can display!

Key Facts In This Video

  1. The 22x22 Rubik's Cube has 4.3 x 10 to the power of 1,795 possible scrambles. 00:16

  2. Watch the 22x22 Rubik's Cube fall apart during two attempts to build it: 01:06

  3. Even when factoring in the cost of the consumer 3D printer, the 22x22 Rubik's Cube was three times cheaper to make than smaller, professionally printed puzzles. 01:31

Written by Curiosity Staff January 21, 2016

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