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Escher Stairs and Impossible Physics


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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Dancing Ladies: Sculpture Illusion


A seemingly impossible structure, in the form of a sculpture, presented using light and shadow.

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