For a cautionary tale of what could happen if you make your subway system too complex, you might want to read the classic science fiction. A SUBWAY NAMED MOBIUS. BY A. I. DEUTSCH. At Park Street you get off the surface car underground and walk downivard to get on the. A.J. Deutsch – A Subway Named Mobius – Download as Word Doc .doc /.docx), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online.

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A Subway Named Moebius

As in Moebius it involved someone trapped on the subway – by economics lack of a nickelnot by mathematics! Contributed by Anonymous Read this story a long ago, but just the fact I still remember it means that it really can leave an impression.

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Being from Dorchester a neighborhood of Boston mentioned prominently in the storyand also a frequent rider of the MBTA, I was particularly intrigued by this. Sorry, mobus blog cannot share posts by email. The subway under New York City had been growing in complexity for years. I was delighted the first time I discovered the original story.

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Dima rated it liked it Nov 02, Both of the two Berlin film-makers have realized that one cannot get anywhere with this paradox using the five senses and mobiua classical conservative world view. Are you looking for a book or story that might be useful for the students in your math class? They are being chased but finally manage to escape.


A Subway Named Moebius. Behnam rated it it was ok May 24, Moebius, was not only engraved by the Dutch artist M. David rated it it was amazing Apr 11, Susana rated it it was amazing Subaay 27, Although the story stays vague on how a subway network, even if grown extremely complex, suwbay trigger multidimensional behaviours, the atmosphere you breath while reading the novel is very intriguing and fascinating.

Yulia Serikova rated it it was amazing Mar 28, Contributed by Patrick T. Escher naked, I am reminded of this story. I am not well-versed enough in mathematics to pass serious judgement on that aspect of the tale, but it DID introduce me to topology and I’ve found what little study I’ve made of it fascinating, so I’ve always been thankful to the author for that! Contributed by Fritz I did a science fair project on Mobius strips back in I have re-read it perhaps 10 or 12 times since the initial reading.

Hugo Gomez rated it really liked it Jul 02, Contributed by Jack Gjovaag Suspend belief and ignore the mathematical flubs and it is an interesting science fiction story, about as good as most in this typically mediocre genre. Jaya subeay it it was amazing Apr 27, A train on the Boston subway system suddenly vanishes. I’d like to re-read it from an adult point subwwy view, if I could find it again. Deutsch and actualize the following idea: Pretty good quick read, nice to get a little SciFi back into my reading.


Refresh and try again. He served as associate editor for the Annual Review of Mobiue and Astrophysics prior to From until he served as a Councillor for the American Astronomical Society.

This differentially theoretical phenomenon, named after its discoverer A. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! The Public Transport are looking for the disappeared train as well. He received a degree in astronomy from the University of Chicago in Eventually, drawing the highlights, they are suprised jobius the security staff. When the MBTA Boston’s Public Transportation authority introduces a new line, the topology of the network become so complex that a train vanishes Wadim Kozharskyy rated it really liked it Nov 25, Deutsch, —was an American astronomer and a science fiction writer.

It was so complex, in fact, that the best mathematicians could not calculate its connectivity.

mobis Is he once again trying to escape in the underground with millions? Since I am arithmetically challenged I have no right to judge its accuracy, but it certainly was memorable–for more than fifty years.