A designer picture frame seems to bend reality: Everything inside it moves in slow motion, seemingly defying the laws of physics.
But, as with most mysteries, there’s more than meets the eye. Or, put more accurately, there’s more than meets the brain.
When Fast Becomes Slow
Jeff Lieberman, a designer and engineer, created an analog version of a movie camera that creates illusory movements without a shutter. His design, called Slow Dance, relies on the interplay between a set of rapidly