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Maglev trains – a super future

Maglev trains – a super future

You may or may not have heard of a maglev (Magnetic Levitation) train, but they have been around for a while now, with the first passenger maglev opening in 1984 in Birmingham, UK. It travelled at 26mph (42hph) and was the shuttle for Birmingham International Airport. Now they are capable of travelling up to 361mph (581kph), with a passenger train […]

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“Warp Speed Mr Sulu”

“Warp Speed Mr Sulu”

This classic line from Star Trek, although not as famous as the misquoted “Beam me up Scotty,” may actually one day be true. Last year NASA revealed they had a warp drive program, lead by Harold White. And in the early naughties there were calls for people to think of ways we could travel faster than the speed of light. 

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