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Offline alicewood

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Can you explain this staircase to me?
« on: 22/06/2014 01:08:00 »
Can you explain this ?

A friend sent me this today...

Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY appears to have a little known, but absolutely amazing architectural landmark on its campus. Its called the Escherian Stairwell and its design has been dazzling everyone who sees it.

Somehow, this staircase seems to defy the laws of physics by looping back on itself. You have to see it to believe it.

Watch here:

newbielink:http://www.newstwitter.com/i-couldnt-believe-this-staircase-actually-existseven-now-im-still-stumped/ [nonactive]

Apologies if this is not new to you - I had not come across this before.

Explanations welcomed  :)

[MOD EDIT - please phrase subjects as questions in line with AUP]
« Last Edit: 25/06/2014 11:11:47 by Georgia »


 

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Video editing ...
[click on "about" then "show more"].
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Alice in wonderland?
 

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Pretty slick editing - almost as good as Hollywood.
 

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It really is pretty much solved.
 

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It really is pretty much solved.

Is it - please can you explain it to me - thanks
 

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Re: Can you explain this staircase to me?
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