In Quantum Conundrum, on the level "The Path To Higher Learning", there is a multi-stage puzzle.
In the first stage you have only the slow-motion battery available, and there's an area you must get across where you can drop two tables:
I cannot for the life of me figure out how to jump across this gap; the nearer table is always below the far table, and this gap gets larger as they fall.
I have tried hundreds of times to jump as SOON as the near table gets low enough to land on, but every time I just smack into the far table when trying to jump to it, as it's already too high above me. I'm using slow motion, naturally.
The voice-over is no help, telling you only "Intriguingly tricky!" and "Take a leap of faith! Time is on your side."
I've jumped all over this damn puzzle and nothing works. I can tell that I have to solve this puzzle first because 1) He tells you explicitly to avoid one of the other areas until you get the right battery and 2) I clearly need the fluffy battery (which is visible on the other side of this gap where I'm trying to go) in order to solve the other major puzzle area.
What am I missing here? Is this jump REALLY so tricky to execute that I could have failed at it hundreds of times? That seems unlikely and seems like uncharacteristically pretty poor design, but I can't for the life of me figure out what else I can do.