Casual Friday — "Impossible Motion," the best illusion of 2010

This illusion, dubbed “Impossible Motion,” was created by Koukichi Sugihara (Meiji Institute for Advanced Study of Mathematical Sciences) of Japan — and won the 2010 Visual Sciences Society‘s Best Illusion of the Year Contest:

For non-Flash devices, you can also see it via the direct link. The amazing part of this illusion is that it is generated by a 3-dimensional solid object and physical motion, rather than by a 2-dimensional picture.

H/T: New Scientist

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