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Light on an Impossible Object
The "impossible triangle" of Oscar Reutersvärd is constructed as a three-dimensional object. Move the light source and modify the opacity to understand the construction. If you do not understand, move the object!
Contributed by:
Bernard Vuilleumier
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Swedish artist
Oscar Reutersvärd
is the "father of impossible figures". He was the first to deliberately make impossible figures.
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Illusion
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Impossible Figure
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Light on an Impossible Object
" from
the Wolfram Demonstrations Project
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/LightOnAnImpossibleObject/
Contributed by:
Bernard Vuilleumier
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