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It's been 5 years since Elon Musk proposed a Hyperloop design

2 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Hyperloop Transportation Technologies' new passenger capsule. (credit: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies)
In August 2013, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk published a white paper detailing a "Hyperloop," a super-fast passenger train that would overcome the usual friction by levitating above its track on air-bearings, in an enclosed low-pressure tube. In the five years since, advancements have been incremental-a few interesting engineering choices have been swamped by announcements of feasibility studies for routes between populated cities.
Back in 2013, Musk declined to start a...
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