|Project by mtairymd||posted 08-19-2014 09:15 PM||2518 views||5 times favorited||2 comments|
The Penrose stairs, also known as the impossible staircase, is a two-dimensional depiction of a staircase in which the stairs make four 90-degree turns as they ascend or descend yet form a continuous loop. Although the staircase is conceptually impossible, it does interfere with your perception since it looks like a person could climb forever and never get any higher.
Watching the video is the easiest way to see how it works. I’ve included a drawing which is linked in the video description