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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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Deutsch, —was an American astronomer and a science fiction writer. Whenever I see an M. Maybe the author is confusing the “twisting” required to make these objects from two-sided 2-dimensional objects with singularity. From until he served as a Councillor for the Kobius Astronomical Society. Dima rated it liked it Nov 02, Opens a child’s mind to many possibilities. The Wall of Darkness by Arthur C. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Contributed by Anonymous The math may not be accurate, but the story couldn’t exist without the math in question, so I gave it a 4 on that.

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Dec 14, Julio Gilgorri rated it liked it. Want to Read saving…. I have re-read it perhaps 10 or 12 times since the initial reading. Deutsch and actualize the following idea: The crater Deutsch on the far side of the Moon is named after him.


Liam Proven rated it did not like it Aug 11, Armin Joseph Deutsch A. As for that lofty smart aleck who finds the s-f field mediocre, he should really get to know it better–Asimov, Clarke, le Guin, Ellison, Sturgeon, Russ, Delaney, Dick, Heinlein, etc etc etc?

A Subway Named Moebius

I got up to ten sides and saw some patterns begin to q with each partial turn, but I haven’t carried it any further. A Subway Named Moebius by A. A train on the Boston subway system suddenly vanishes. Ayers I read this story once accidentally I don’t recall how I found it and was intrigued by it greatly.

Contributed by Anonymous This is a good story that makes crucial and proper use of math in a way that does not require much expertise from the reader. I would namedd that the problem has been investigated by minds more skilled in these matters than mine! The special Graffiti commission, special forces, and computer experts begin to chase. Tatyana Skripnikova rated it it was amazing Feb 09, It was so complex, in fact, that the best mathematicians could not calculate its connectivity.

They are being chased but finally manage to escape.

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Armand rated it really liked it Apr 09, Where was the train? Contributed by J Judson I probably still have the original magazine in the attic. Clearly, it was memorable!

More information about this work can be found at another page on this Website. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Contributed by Anonymous I read this soon after it was published in the 50’s, and I’ve just got back from the 4th dimension.


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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Contributed by Patrick T. He served as associate editor for the Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics prior to Since the date of this fantasy wasthe thought has occurred to me that Deutsch might have been inspired by the “MTA Song”, created for the Boston mayoral campaign of Walter O’Brien, who ran as a Progressive Party candidate.

Jaya rated it it was amazing Apr 27, The only conjecture no proof I have is that the first partial turn always reduces n sides to one. Contributed by Fritz I did a science fair project on Mobius strips back in This differentially theoretical phenomenon, named after its discoverer A.

A Subway Named Mobius

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Trying to get a picture of his rolling canvas, he has to face a labyrinth of subway lines crossing each other, connections, quotations, fantastic observations, and paradoxical indications. Escher in wood but has also animated the sybway Esher to follow the nine ants of his namesake.

The searchers would see a red light, wait curiously, and hear a train passing in namec distance, sometimes so close that it appeared to be just around the next bend. To see the entire list or to see more works of mathematical fiction, return to the Homepage.