First, a few hard facts about the newest exhibit at the Museum of Science: It’s 1,700 square feet. It features 30,000 LED lights. It’s composed of 86 large mirrors.
Metaphysically speaking, however, the Mirror Maze is much more than the sum of its parts. It can show you forever.
Through the optical illusion of an interlocking network of angled mirrors endlessly reflecting images off each other, the maze offers a profound — and fun — glimpse into the halls of infinity. It’s the centerpiece of a new traveling exhibit, “A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature,” that opens Sunday and runs till April 25.
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