Las Vegas people-moving tunnel may open in 2020, Elon Musk says

Business Dec 29, 2019

Las Vegas people-moving tunnel may open in 2020, Elon Musk says

A tunnel in Las Vegas meant to showcase a traffic-busting alternative for overcrowded cities should be completed next year, innovative entrepreneur Elon Musk said on Twitter. The people-moving tunnel is being built by The Boring Co., one of several future-oriented enterprises founded by Musk, along ...

NASA unveils its first all-electric plane, the X-57 Maxwell

World / Science & Health Nov 9, 2019

NASA unveils its first all-electric plane, the X-57 Maxwell

NASA, best known for its many Florida-launched forays into space, showcased an early version of its first all-electric experimental aircraft, the X-57 Maxwell, on Friday at its lesser-known aeronautics lab in the California desert. Adapted from an Italian-made Tecnam P2006T twin-engine propeller plane, the X-57 ...

Business Jul 22, 2016

Newly developed wheel converts any bicycle into an electric vehicle

Right off the bat, Michael Burtov said he and his team at technology startup GeoOrbital did not re-invent the wheel. But, in a sense, they did. After two years and five prototypes, the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based startup has developed a new type of electric bicycle wheel that ...