Mobius Band

Mobius Band
   Named after its inventor August Mobius, a German mathematician. This is a piece of paper with only one side. To make one, cut a strip of paper about six inches long and one half inch wide. Lay it flat on a table top and hold one end down. Twist the other end one hundred and eighty degrees, then bring the ends together and attach them with tape. You now have a Mobius Strip. To show that it has one side, place a pen point on the paper. Without removing the pen from the paper, draw a line along the length of the strip. Eventually the line you are drawing will reach the starting point forming an unbroken line. Mr. Wizard lives. Also called a Mobius Strip.

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  • Möbius-Band — Möbiusband aus Papier Ein Möbiusband, Möbiusschleife oder Möbius’sches Band ist eine zweidimensionale Struktur in der Topologie, die nur eine Kante und eine Fläche hat. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Beschreibung 2 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • möbius band — ˈmər]bēəs , ˈmə̄], ˈmā], ˈmē] noun or möbius strip Usage: usually capitalized M Etymology: after August F. Möbius died 1868 German mathematician : a one sided surface formed by holding one end of a rectangle fixed, rotating the opposite end… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Möbius band — noun A Möbius strip …   Wiktionary

  • Mobius Band (band) — This article is about the music group. For the surface with only one side and only one boundary component, see Möbius strip. Mobius Band is an electronic rock trio from Brooklyn, New York consisting of Noam Schatz (drums), Peter Sax… …   Wikipedia

  • Mobius Band (music group) — This article is about the music group, see Möbius strip for the surface with only one side and only one boundary component. Mobius Band is an electronic rock trio from Brooklyn, New York consisting of drummer Noam Schatz, bassist, singer and… …   Wikipedia

  • Heaven (Mobius Band album) — Infobox Album Name = Heaven Type = Album Artist = Mobius Band Released = 2007 Recorded = 2007 Genre = Indie rock Length = 42:02 Label = Misra Records Producer = TBC Previous album = Country vs. City EP This album = Heaven (2007) Next album = TBC… …   Wikipedia

  • Möbius — Möbius,   1) August Ferdinand, Mathematiker, * Schulpforta (heute zu Bad Kösen) 17. 11. 1790, ✝ Leipzig 26. 9. 1868; Professor in Leipzig und Direktor der Sternwarte auf der Pleißenburg. Sein wichtigstes Arbeitsgebiet war die Geometrie. Er führte …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Möbius strip — [mā′bē əs, mō′bē əs] n. [after A. F. Möbius (1790 1868), Ger mathematician] a one edged geometric surface with only one continuous side, formed by giving a 180° twist to a narrow, rectangular strip of paper and then connecting the two ends… …   English World dictionary

  • Möbius strip — This article is about the mathematical object. For musical group, see Mobius Band (band). A Möbius strip made with a piece of paper and tape. If an ant were to crawl along the length of this strip, it would return to its starting point having… …   Wikipedia