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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John Mitchell rated it it was amazing Mar 15, The Wall of Darkness by Arthur C. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Contributed by Maurizio Dagradi I’ve read this [story] in the 70’s, when I was a boy, and I loved it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Be the first to ask a question about A Subway Named Moebius. Apparently, this story was made into a movie! The subway under New York City had been growing in complexity for years.

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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 sugway opportunity to vote. To see the entire list or to see more works of mathematical fiction, return to the Homepage.


Francesca Massaioli rated it really liked it Sep 06, 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. Matthew rated mobuis really liked it Jul 11, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I’d like to re-read it from an adult point of view, if I could find it again.

This is just one work of mathematical fiction from the list. Contributed by Rich I keep naned this story in anthologies every 15 or 20 years. They are being chased but finally manage to escape.

A Subway Named Moebius

Armand rated it really liked it Apr 09, I got up to ten sides and saw some patterns begin to appear with each partial turn, but I haven’t carried it any further. To see what your friends thought of namev book, please sign up. Wadim Kozharskyy rated it really liked it Nov 25, Reprinted in Fantasia Mathematica.

As in Moebius it involved someone trapped on the subway – by economics lack of a nickelnot by mathematics! The special Graffiti commission, special forces, and computer experts begin to chase. Eventually, drawing the highlights, they are suprised by the security staff. Pretty good quick read, nice nzmed get a little SciFi back into my reading.

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That is why I only gave it a “3” on your scale. Susana rated it it was amazing Sep 27, Whenever I see nxmed M. I have re-read it perhaps 10 or 12 times since the initial reading. Math is not at all accurate, but the idea is intriguing enough to let you think about it a while, which is what counts. Both of the two Berlin film-makers have realized that one cannot get anywhere with this paradox using the five senses and a classical conservative world view. Marek rated subwaay really liked it Jan 19, Deutsch and actualize the following idea: He is noted for the concept of Doppler tomography, which he presented at a symposium at Mount Wilson Observatory in Open Preview See a Problem?


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Contributed by John Mitchell Very much my favourite sci-fi short story ever. 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. The mathematics in this story is not always accurate. Deutsch, —was an American astronomer and a science fiction writer.

I was delighted the first time I discovered the original story.

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