Engineering Update #20: Elon Musk and The Hyperloop
In a story that has everyone talking, Elon Musk of Paypal, Tesla Motors, and Space X fame has announced his newest plan for revamping the world of public transportation. The system is called Hyperloop and it would allow passengers to travel the 350 miles from LA to San Francisco in 30 minutes.
A wind farm in Norway is dealing with a serious bird strike problem by painting one of their giant, whirling blades black to create contrast eagles and other birds will be able to see.
The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District is utilizing drones to deal with a serious mosquito problem.