Here’s How the “Ambiguous Cylinder Illusion” Works July 29, 2016

Here’s How the “Ambiguous Cylinder Illusion” Works

You may have seen this stunning optical illusion when it went viral last month. Kokichi Sugihara‘s shapes appear to change completely when seen through a mirror. It’s incredible.

Captain Disillusion has done us all a service by explaining how the hell the illusion works:


As with any good magic trick, even though I know how it works, I’m still amazed by it.

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