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California Magazine

Whooshing into the Future: Aiming to Make Speed-of-Sound Commutes a Reality

Remember pneumatic tubes, those compressed-air pipelines that whisked plastic canisters from basement mailrooms to penthouse boardrooms? Imagine being in one, traveling at more than 700 mph. You could make the round-trip from San Francisco to LA in a little over an hour. That may sound like science fiction, but it could one day be a reality thanks to the efforts of engineering students at UC Berkeley...read more


Berkeley Engineer

Learning to levitate

Before shooting their futuristic vehicle down a test track at high speeds for a design competition this summer, 40 Berkeley students must first make their Hyperloop pod levitate.

The world’s Hyperloop fascination started back in 2012...read more


Mechanical Engineering at UC Berkeley

Student Group, Berkeley Hyperloop, Wins Spot to Test at SpaceX

SpaceX, a company that designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft, recently launched an open competition, geared towards university students and independent engineering teams, to design and build the best Hyperloop pod. The Berkeley Hyperloop team spent the last semester designing a Hyperloop pod...read more

 

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