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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Apparently, this story was made into a movie! 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.

Contributed by walter leight “I read this story when it first came out — more than a half century ago — and recalled it in a conversation today, leading me to this web site and an opportunity to vote. Whenever I see an M.

Reprinted in Fantasia Mathematica. Wadim Kozharskyy rated it really liked it Nov 25, Armin Joseph Deutsch A. Parallelly, the chairman of the Public Transport, Himmel, is being accused of corruption while building a new cross connection.

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Tatyana Skripnikova rated it it was amazing Feb 09, Math is not at all accurate, but the idea is intriguing enough to let you think about it a while, which is what counts.

John Mitchell rated it it was amazing Mar 15, If you liked, you could enjoy bamed argentinian movie named Moebius which is based on this tale: Deutsch’s wonderful A Subway Named Moebius.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Since I am arithmetically challenged I have no right to judge its accuracy, but it certainly was memorable–for more than fifty years. He is noted for the concept of Doppler tomography, which he presented at a symposium at Mount Wilson Observatory in Both of the two Berlin film-makers have realized that one cannot get anywhere with this paradox usbway the five senses and a classical conservative world view.

Contributed by Fritz I did a science fair project on Mobius strips back in 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.

More information about this work can mobuus found at another page on this Website. Pretty good quick read, nice to get a little Moibus back into my reading.

A Subway Named Mobius

The Wall of Darkness by Arthur C. When the MBTA Boston’s Public Transportation authority introduces a new line, the topology of the network become so complex that a train vanishes A train on the Boston subway system suddenly vanishes. Moebius, was not only engraved by the Dutch artist M. Eventually, drawing the highlights, they are suprised by the security staff. Contributed by Jim “Suldog” Sullivan My Father owned some collections of science fiction, published in the ‘s, and I devoured them when I was a child in the ‘s.


What happened to the passengers? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Clearly, it was memorable!

A Subway Named Mobius

More recently, I began wondering about multi-sided Mobius strips. I can’t recall any particular details of the story, except the main plot. Contributed by Maurizio Dagradi I’ve read this [story] in the 70’s, when I was a boy, and I loved it.

Aaron Ishmael rated it liked it Mar 05, 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.

Escher print, I am reminded of this story.