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Elon Musk Is Building a Hyperloop Test Track in Texas

Check this out: Will be building a Hyperloop test track for companies and student teams to test out their pods. Most likely in Texas. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 15, 2015 Looks like Elon Musk can’t wait for someone else to give it a try, so he’s going to do the damn thing himself. The Hyperloop, a conceptual pneumatic high-speed …

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Elon Musk Wants to Standardize Supercharger Market

Elon Musk, co-founder of companies such as PayPal, Tesla Motors, and SpaceX (and sometimes known as the modern-day Tony Stark, aka Iron Man), has has fulfilled his promise of “doing something fairly significant on this front which would be kind of controversial with respect to Tesla’s patents”. While he has not decided to release all the patents for his Tesla …

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Hyperloop Gets The NMA Treatment

Earlier this week, Elon Musk formerly revealed his proposal to revolutionize transportation in the state of California with the hyperloop. In short, it’s a capsule that travels in a tube, and can turn a grueling 6 hour car ride into a pleasant 30 minute commute. After the announcement, people immediately became interested in the project with some Redditors even joining …

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Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Has Generated Massive Search Buzz, Yahoo Says

Elon Musk revealed plans for the Hyperloop transportation system on Monday. This, if built, will transport travelers between San Francisco and Los Angeles in about a half hour’s time. Naturally, the project – the brainchild of the man behind SpaceX, Tesla and PayPal (he co-founded those last two) – has drawn a great deal of attention from not only people …

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Hyperloop Immediately Gains Support On Reddit

On Monday evening, Elon Musk revealed his proposal for the Hyperloop to the world. The transportation system would turn a five hour car ride from Los Angeles to San Francisco into a 30 minute ride in a tube. Despite being the one who drafted the proposal, Musk is skeptical on a number of fronts. That’s why some Redditors are charging …

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Here’s Why The Hyperloop Would Withstand An Earthquake (At Least In Theory)

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop proposal takes the system’s susceptibility (or hopefully non-susceptibility) to earthquakes very seriously. The subject is brought up numerous times within the 57-page document. The proposal actually details what would happen in a number of emergency situations, but indicates the Hyperloop would be built to withstand an earthquake with “the necessary flexibility” and tube alignment. “A ground based …

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Your Hyperloop Ride Will Include Beautiful Scenery And Your Own Personal Entertainment System

As you’ve no doubt heard, Elon Musk revealed his plans for the Hyperloop transportation system on Monday. You might be wondering what it would be like to ride in it. While it’s hard to say for sure without it actually existing, Musk tries to give us an idea in a large PDF document with all the details about its plans. …

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Hyperloop: Here’s How An Emergency Situation Would Play Out

On Monday, Elon Musk unveiled his detailed plans for the long-anticipated Hyperloop project, a futuristic transportation system that would make a trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles just over a half an hour long (here’s the initial proposed route). Musk revealed the details of the project in a 57-page PDF document. WIthin that is a section about onboard passenger …

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Here’s The Initial Proposed Hyperloop Route

Yesterday evening, Elon Musk finally revealed his Hyperloop proposal after months of teasing the new transportation method. In essence, it’s a capsule that travels in a tube at high speeds – think the transportation system that’s used in Logan’s Run. It’s ambitious and just a little impossible at this point, but it’s always fun to plan ahead, right? In the …

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Hyperloop: Elon Musk Reveals Plans For New Transportation System

Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, Paypal, and Tesla, says he has designed a revolutionary new transportation system that would be faster and cheaper than a high-speed train, and would run along I-5 and I-580. The aerospace engineer says there are still several kinks to be worked out, but the system would take passengers from L.A. to San Francisco in …

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