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Light's Most Exotic Trick Yet: So Fast it Goes ... Backwards?

Check it out. The logic trick behind it is well explained in the article. Note that this requires an understanding of the wave nature of light, and that this may mean very little in a particle context. That said, it's pretty cool. Stuff dreams are made of :)

Oh yeah, and Myst V works! Happy joy! I'ma play it on classic mode - seems to be smoother rendering, and feels like Myst I, but 3D! Yay!!!

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I can't wrap my brain around light moving backwards. It doesn't make sense to me.
Good, it really shouldn't make sense. See, the light isn't physically moving. The problem lies in how waves work. They are fundamentally odd constructs, and the mathematics seem to win against our intuition. Great stuff to study as it provides a fundamentally different viewpoint of the world :)