water going uphill

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water going uphill

Postby Guest » May 22nd, 2003, 8:50 pm

an illusion in which the water appears to flow uphill.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/events/c ... rden.shtml

an explanation of the illusion

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Re: water going uphill

Postby Pete McCabe » May 23rd, 2003, 12:15 am

Fascinating. The explanation page includes the following:

Derek Phillips, the Dyson engineer who spent 12 months building the feature, told BBC News Online that his head was spinning when he was given his brief.

"James came up to me and said he wanted this idea to make water go uphill. My initial reaction was to look for Paul Daniels' phone number.

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