Genius artist MC Escher was one of the first to explore the concept systematically, but without computers at hand, he left one of his works incomplete. Recently, with our loved PCs, mathematicians were able to reconstruct the illustration in full, which you can see for yourself here (PDF).
Want to warp your mind too? Think about this: if the video above was accomplished by constantly enlarging the objects, how big would the canvas be at the end?
Check this series of zooms into Mandelbrot fractals to have an idea, as these would be larger than the observable Universe, in a zooming trip of just a couple of minutes.
What about actual zooms?
Accomplished by seamlessly blending images captured with different photo and microscopy techniques – and some deal of illustration – delve deep into the matter, from the hair above to concrete, steel and more in Weird Weird Science’s channel.
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