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Now you see me!

Imagine looking at a painting of a scenery and the same scenery through a window, both having same dimensions. If you halved the dimensions of both, the painting and the window. You wouldn’t be able to relish the complete scenery with the painting now, would you?  The same would be the case with the window. However, if you changed your view point, you would be able to regain the original scenery by standing at a certain point. This is the basic difference between a photograph and a holograph. Dennis Gabor was born on June 5, 1900 in Budapest, Hungary then