Vacuum Tubes not just for Futurama

futuramaElon Musk, most famous for founding SpaceX and co-founding Tesla Motors and PayPal, has an insane idea for ways to revolutionize transportation. Hyperloop Alpha, the current name for Musk’s system of massive cross-country vacuum tubes, will be unveiled in August as an open-source design. A company called ET3 is already working on a prototype of a similar system. Read the rest at TheBlot.