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Impossible Block

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A 3D illusion of an impossible block. Also known as an irrational cube, the image consists of an illustration of a cube that could never exist in real life.

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Escher Stairs and Impossible Physics

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The influence of Escher can most recently be seen in the latest Christopher Nolan film, Inception, where the characters employ mathematically-inspired elements to create an impossible dream world. One such element is the Infinite Stairs, which is recreated here by Chris Detmer.

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