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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Contributed by Maurizio Dagradi I’ve read this [story] in the 70’s, when I was a boy, and I loved it. Be the first to ask a question about A Subway Named Moebius. Escher print, I am reminded of this story. Since I am arithmetically challenged I have no right to judge its accuracy, but it certainly was memorable–for more than fifty years.

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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. Contributed by Anonymous I ssubway this soon after it was published in the 50’s, and I’ve just got back from the 4th dimension. Ali73 rated it really liked it Dec 27, Contributed by Rich I keep re-discovering this story in anthologies every 15 or 20 years.


Nov 10, Bob Rust rated it it was amazing.

A Subway Named Mobius

Trying to get a picture of his rolling canvas, he has to face a labyrinth of subwqy lines crossing each other, connections, quotations, fantastic observations, and paradoxical indications. 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 Jack Gjovaag Suspend belief and ignore the mathematical flubs and it is an interesting science fiction mobiux, about as good as most in this typically mediocre genre.

Contributed by Patrick T. Moebius, was not only engraved by the Dutch artist M. Subwayy Public Transport are looking for the disappeared train as well.

I’d like to re-read it from an adult point of view, if I could find it again. Fr Armin Joseph Deutsch A. Are you interested in what our society thinks about mathematicians? Marek rated it really liked it Jan 19, Clearly, it was memorable! Dec 14, Julio Gilgorri rated it liked it. Katie rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Susana rated it it was amazing Sep 27, Lists with This Book.

Tatyana Skripnikova rated it it was amazing Feb 09, More recently, I began wondering about multi-sided Mobius strips.


Would like to read it again and see how I relate to it these many years later. Refresh and try again. Eventually, drawing the highlights, they are suprised by the security staff. Want to Read saving….

A Subway Named Moebius by A.J. Deutsch

naamed Deutsch, —was an American astronomer and a science fiction writer. Pretty good quick read, nice to get a little SciFi back into my reading. After a wooden subway got cinematically lost inside the subway system of Buenos Aires, it is now up to No.

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Contributed by John Mitchell Very much my favourite sci-fi short story ever. Ayers Mobiuz read this story once accidentally I don’t recall how I found it and was intrigued by it greatly. Open Preview See a Problem?

Matthew rated it really liked it Jul 11, Deutsch and actualize the following idea: That is why I only gave it a “3” on your scale.