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Old 16 Aug 2007, 03:59 am
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Default why is it when you seea auto going down the street the rims look like their going the opposit way?

why is it when you seea auto going down the street the rims look like their going the opposit way?
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Old 16 Aug 2007, 04:01 am
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whenever you spin something fast enough, you start to see it rotating the other way....shi7... wtf kinda of question is that? anyone who made it through middile school should know the awsner to that crap.
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Old 16 Aug 2007, 04:03 am
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It's an optical illusion because the wheels are moving at a high rate of speed.
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Old 16 Aug 2007, 04:04 am
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It is how fast your eyes can make out the shape of the rims. If they go fast enough it simply becomes a blur. When they go slower your mind is computing there shape and trying to follow the rotation.
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