So you think you know what you see?

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So you think you know what you see?

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Post by astroeddie »

Managed to get it after I clicked on the image.
Had to virtually close my eyes to get it though. Great link.

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Post by astrotones »

:shock:

That is a great Illusion :D
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Post by 12dstring »

I've seen that before, it's one of my favourite illusions,

...I can never bring myself to believe they're the same shade though
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Post by Greyfriar »

That is indeed rather weird !!

Having said that, I guess the really worrying thing thing is not optical illusion but mental illusion. The illusion that science is always rational, objective and trustworthy is one than springs to mind.

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