Impossible Block


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.


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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