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Elon Musk's Hyperloop - just 35 minutes to get from LA to SF!

Mindy Nguyen

In his TED2013 talk, Robert Gordon points out that in 1900, human beings could only travel as fast as a horse could pull them in a buggy, but by 1960, we could travel at 80% of the speed of sound, thanks to the Boeing 707. Since 1960, though, the needle on how fast we can travel hasn’t moved at all. But this could change.

Just now, fellow TED2013 speaker Elon Musk unveiled more details of the Hyperloop, a system to carry passengers from LA to SF, in just 35 minutes!

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