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I'll just leave this here:

http://jacquesmattheij.com/elon-musk-and-the-hyperloop

Looks like I nailed most of it. So, who is going to build a proof-of-concept scale model of this thing a few kilometers long?




Sorry - I'm afraid you were wrong on almost all, if not all, counts.

Tunnel is pressurised - wrong.

Use of the word "loop" means that something is 'recycled' - wrong.

Parallel tracks used for acceleration - wrong.

Carriages help push each other - wrong.

Internet analogy - wrong.

Summary: scaled up pneumatic tube - wrong.


Really? I guess you got the tube part right.




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