A ‘Hyperloop’ idea from a billionaire entrepreneur could bring a great revolution to the transport sector though it sounds like a story from the comic books. Elon Musk seeks to create a capsule which will be fast as sound for transporting people between the major cities without its operations being affected by turbulence or bad weather. According to Musk, if everything goes well, it will become a reality within ten years.
This idea would be very hard to take seriously if anyone else came up with it but fro Musk, success seems to be a common thing. Among some of his most successful achievements include co-founding PayPal; the online payment service, Spacex which builds rockets and Tesla Motors Inc which makes electric luxury cars. While unveiling the concept, Musk said that if a reality, it could be able to transport passengers between San Francisco and Los Angeles, a distance of about 400 miles, in half an hour; half the time it would take if you were using a plane.
If this ‘Hyperloop’ idea ever becomes a reality, it would be like pneumatic tubes used for transporting containers carrying paperwork in old buildings. In this case, the people would be the cargo where they will be waiting for a ride that starts with acceleration force like that of an airplane though after the start it would be smooth. The capsules used would have to hurl through a huge tube with almost no air at a speed greater than 700 miles an hour with the capsule would be pulled by the magnetic attraction force down the line. While transporting the passengers, the capsule would be floating in the air cushion it creates and for reduce friction, it would use a powerful fan on the front side sucking air to the back.
In a proposal which Musk wrote and posted online, he said that the only other safer idea for super fast travelling short of teleportation would be the building of tubes under or over the ground which have a special environment. In his proposal, a capsule carrying 28 people could depart every 30 seconds with one way travel costing $20. The route proposed would follow the interstate 5, a path which links north and south California through the Central Valley.
During a recent conference, Musk said that it would take about 7-10 years before the first person travels between the two biggest metro areas of California. He estimated that the cost of the project would be $6 billion adding that this is a tenth of estimated cost for a planned California’s high-speed rail system. Dan Richard, the chairman for California High-Speed Rail Authority has however said in a written statement that Musk is simplifying the challenges that will be encountered. The idea has also attracted cynicism from other people with James E. Moore II, the transportation engineering program’s director at the University of South California, saying that the idea cannot bring the alternative Musk is seeking. The idea has also become an instant hit on the social media having over 200,000 Google searches and tweeted for about 20 times every minute by the afternoon of the unveiling.
An effective deterrent to keep sharks away during swimming or diving, The Shark Shield is a compact, versatile and light weight personal shark deterrent system.
PS5: Everything You Need To Know About Sony’s Next Gaming Console
When it comes to next-generation gaming, we might think about upcoming consoles like PS5, Xbox series X, etc. As the...
How To Find Your Dream Job?
Many people looking for their dream job don’t even know what they aspire to. Therefore, it makes sense to first...
The Benefits Of Running A Sustainable Business That Supports A Charity
Running a sustainable business is quite a responsible decision. These days, it’s an even more popular choice to have such...
Marketing Case Study: How FindNerd Achieved Success
Project Introduction FindNerd, a phenomenal online project management tool and a collaborative technical, social platform for all technocrats were launched...
10 US Business Directories For Local Listings
Business listing sites are considered as a source of traffic and trust among business owners. Every small business striving to...
The Embroidery Toolkit
Embroidery is one of the most popular crafting hobbies, perhaps because the same tools and skills can be used to...
Feeling Run Down?
We’re currently living through a difficult time for the world. Many of us are forced to remain indoors, working from...
Basic Reasons Graphic Design Boost Your Marketing Strategy
It is said that man is a visual creature who likes to identify things based on their image. The human...
Novak Djokovic takes part in the 'All In Challenge' to help fight hunger
As most of the countries worldwide have hit lockdown, people have been dwelling on several means to keep themselves busy...
How Suspension in your Automobile will Improve your Travel
Many people often think of speed, the roar, and the engine when choosing the car they want. Often people do...
How Can Product Owner Develop Stakeholder Management Strategy?
All the organizations require a proper stakeholder management-based strategy so that the goals of the organization can be achieved most...
How To Display A Live Facebook Feed To Your WordPress Website
Around 22% of the global population uses Facebook. Such a large number of user-base suggests that Facebook truly has the...
5 Criteria of the Best WordPress Hosting to Know Before Buying
The best WordPress hosting, how to choose it? For many bloggers and website owners, there must be a question that...
Agile BI – All You Would Like To Know
The name says it all. As we talk about one of the most revolutionary approaches in the world of business...
8 Best Ways to Save Money When Shopping
If you want to save money when grocery shopping or each time you make a purchase, then you have to...
- Tech5 years ago
Creating An e-Commerce Website
- Tech5 years ago
Design Template Guidelines For Mobile Apps
- Business4 years ago
The Key Types Of Brochure Printing Services
- Travel8 years ago
Who Else Wants Also Nfl Hat
- General5 years ago
Kobe Bryant With His Unique Nba Jerseys
- Tech5 years ago
Climb Google Using These Checklists
- Tech6 years ago
Why Small Businesses Can't Ignore Mobile Technology
- Health6 years ago
Health Supplements For Sports Activities Nutrition