I would have done the same thing.
If the red lines go through the heart, it looks blue. But if the yellow lines go through it, it looks green. Enlarge the picture to see this better. It’s amazing how our eyes can be fooled.
There is no red in the illustration, just shades of blue and gray.
The claim is that the two pictures are identical. As far as I can tell, it’s true. Check the details, block by block. Then use straight edges to block out parts of each picture and compare a part of one picture with the same part of the other. You’ll have to conclude, the two pictures are identical, and they are oriented in exactly the same direction.
I believe this is one of the best optical illusions I’ve ever seen.
I can’t get enough optical illusions. Here’s another one from Twitter. Move the picture and watch the inset jiggle and wiggle.
Neil deGrasse Tyson says this 4-minute video may contain the most important words he has ever spoken. I think he is probably right about that. This message may be the most important thing we need to hear today. Science is here to stay, and we all need to be scientifically literate. It’s truly urgent!
Listen to his argument. You need to be an informed citizen and voter, and that’s the truth.