Winner of the Best Visual Illusion of the Year Contest 2010
Meiji Institute for Advanced Study of Mathematical Sciences, Japan
In this video, picket balls roll up the slopes simply as if they’re pulled by a magnet. The habits of the balls appears unimaginable, as a result of it’s in opposition to the gravity. The video is just not a pc graphic, however an actual scene. What is definitely occurring is that the orientations of the slopes are perceived oppositely, and therefore the descending movement is misinterpreted as ascending movement. This phantasm is exceptional in that it’s generated by a three-dimensional stable object and bodily movement, as a substitute of a two-dimensional image.