China’s bizarre ‘floating city’ is not a giant hologram or window into a parallel universe

floating china city


Thousands of people in China saw what looked like a giant, floating city in early October, spurringconspiracy theories involving holograms or a window into a parallel universe.

While thoses theories were obviously false, there’s actually some cool science that explains how people saw an entire city as a mirage floating in the sky.

It has to do with physics and the way our eyes perceive objects around us.



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