Browsing the "Rail" Tag

Poll Finds That 52% of Californians Want High-Speed Rail Stopped

October 14th, 2013 | by Andrew Meggison

The California high-speed rail project has been called too expensive and too slow by critics, and it seem the average person is starting to agree. A poll conducted by USC Dornsife and the Los Angeles Times has found that 52% of Californians want to call it quits on the California High Speed Rail Project


Slingatron Kickstarter Promises Cheaper, Cleaner Space Missions

July 29th, 2013 | by Jo Borras

Derek Tidman was fascinated by magnetic rail-guns and launching heavy things really, really far. Rather than turn his attentions to pumpkins and cattle, however, Tidman invented combined a futuristic rail-gun with an ancient hunting weapon to create the Slingatron – a cheaper, cleaner way to put Earth-bound payloads into orbit



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