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Fraser
2013-Aug-13, 06:30 PM
This week, SpaceX founder and billionaire Elon Musk (who also founded electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors) released his vision for a futuristic transportation system. Called hyperloop, it’s supposed to be better than flying supersonic over short distances. To give you a quick overview, we’ve summarized a portion of his paper below. (...)Read the rest of […]

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John Mendenhall
2013-Aug-13, 07:30 PM
This week, SpaceX founder and billionaire Elon Musk (who also founded electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors) released his vision for a futuristic transportation system. Called hyperloop, it’s supposed to be better than flying supersonic over short distances. To give you a quick overview, we’ve summarized a portion of his paper below. (...)Read the rest of […]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/104074/what-is-elon-musks-hyperloop-and-why-is-it-important/)

I bet his cost estimates are way low. It requires right of way, which is horribly expensive. And new technologies.