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Saudi Arabia to host longest hyperloop test track

August 6th, 2019 at 11:15 am » Comments Off

Hyperloop would reduce travelling time from Riyadh to Jeddah to 76 minutes – currently over 10 hours  With speeds three times faster than high-speed rail and an on-demand, direct to destination experience, hyperloop technology can reduce journey times across Saudi Arabia, exponentially increasing connectivity across not only across the country but throughout the GCC. Saudi […]



We are closer than ever to achieving the Hyperloop – But not the one we first imagined

December 30th, 2018 at 3:41 am » Comments Off

More recent designs closely resemble high-speed trains. The Hyperloop One’s recent speed record of 308 kmh (192 mph) is an important step (however small) toward surpassing the first goal of the Hyperloop: to achieve quicker transit than other alternatives. But, while the hyperloop was initially designed to achieve 1,200 km/h (750 mph) with a chic […]



We need Elon Musk much more than he needs us

November 5th, 2018 at 10:11 am » Comments Off

Heroes are not created equal. Most people recognize the name Sully Sullenberger, but far fewer can tell you what Alan Turing did during World War II. Fewer still could tell you that Turing was chemically castrated because he was gay, and committed suicide shortly thereafter. But thanks for bringing one of the most horrifying wars […]



Zoetrope effect could render Hyperloop tubes transparent to riders

June 12th, 2018 at 10:34 am » Comments Off

An optical illusion popular in the 19th century could make trips on the Hyperloop appear to take place in a transparent tube. Regularly spaced, narrow windows wouldn’t offer much of a view individually, but if dozens of them pass by every second an effect would be created like that of a zoetrope, allowing passengers to […]



New hyperloop photos show capsule’s sleek, windowless interior

May 23rd, 2018 at 11:32 am » Comments Off

Mock-up of a futuristic transportation pod looks a bit like the cabin of an airliner, but with a crucial difference. The Virgin Hyperloop One mock-up has luxury touches but no windows.BMW Designworks. If you’ve ever wondered what the inside of a hyperloop capsule might look like, you’re in luck.



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