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Electric Car Appeal Grows
2013-09-09 13:51:27

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The inventor of the battery device used in General Motor's first electric vehicle says the new allure of electric cars is speed and performance, not just fuel efficiency. John E. Waters said at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) that recent advances in the engineering of electric vehicles are allowing the future road-dwellers to rival the speed and performance of cars developed by Porsche...

Elon Musk Unveils Concept For Hyperloop High-Speed Transit System
2013-08-12 16:22:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Roughly three months after teasing the technological community by discussing his plans for a transit system capable of traveling faster than the speed of sound, SpaceX founder Elon Musk has officially given the world its first look at the Hyperloop. The 42-year-old Musk, who tweeted earlier on Monday that he and his colleagues -- or as CNET’s Nick Statt dubs them, his “personal entourage of engineering superheroes” -- had...

Elon Musk To Publish Hyperloop Plans
2013-08-12 04:35:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online SpaceX founder and Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk’s plans for a pneumatic travel system that moves faster than the speed of sound will be published on Monday, with the billionaire revealing he has no plans to patent the design and will allow other researchers to study, modify or develop it on an “open source” basis. The system is known as the “Hyperloop,” and according to Nick Allen of The Telegraph, it is not the...

2013-07-30 23:33:12

The combination of increasing gasoline prices and the constant improvement of hybrid and electric vehicle technology has caused car buyers in all segments to search for ways to save money at the pump while seeking the perfect vehicle for their lifestyle. The staff at Car-Specials.com, eager to cater to the evolving needs of car shoppers in today’s automotive landscape, released a list of the Top Five Fuel Efficient Luxury Cars. Carmel, IN (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 With ever-changing...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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