Tag: Hyperloop

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Munich Students Shatter Hyperloop Pod Speeds for the Second Time

With a Hyperloop pod reaching 201 mph, the German team from Munich University won the Hyperloop Pod Competition II. The same team won the fastest pod award during the first contest. On August 12th, 2013,...
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Ultra-fast Hyperloop Transit Coming Soon: the Future is Here

On Thursday, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX among others, announced to the public that he already acquired 'verbal approval' from the government to build a multi-state underground Hyperloop transit system. The alleged Hyperloop...
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Elon Musk Mars Plan Might Just Revolutionize Humanity

Edgy Labs covers the five-tier Elon Musk plan that’s well on its way to reshaping not only the modern industry but humanity itself. Elon Musk made headlines over the weekend with not one, but two...
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Frustrated Graphene Electrons in Andreev States Exhibit Exotic Superconductivity

In the search for the most efficient superconductor, physicists have discovered new, intriguing properties by enhancing graphene with added superconductors. Superconductive materials are already used in medical diagnosis. In MRI instruments, for example, they allow...
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Elon Musk’s LA Tunnel Project and the Fault Line

Elon Musk wants to build a tunnel through Los Angeles, and we assume it's because the traffic is so bad. Yet, before he transforms SoCal into a Blade Runner-esque megalopolis, let's go over the...
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Hyperloop Might Work as a Rocket Launcher

Hyperloop, the proposed futuristic, superfast train travel between Earth's cities, could also revolutionize the field of space propulsion. The tech could be repurposed for launching rockets at record speeds with minimal cost and energy...