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WHERE MAGIC AND MAGNETISM COLLIDE: THE HISTORY OF MAGNETIC LEVITATION IN TRAINS.

By Ian Gonzalez Lopez. During the XIX century the world was set in motion fueled by vapor machines. The Industrial Revolution delivered big changes in the way different products were made, led the way into…

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A CAR BASED ON CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY AHEAD OF ITS TIME: THE TUCKER “TORPEDO” 1948.

Preston Thomas Tucker was the US designer and entrepreneur responsible of the conception of the Tucker Automobile, a.k.a. Tucker “Torpedo” launched in 1948. The car was briefly produced in Chicago during 1948 and only 51 cars…

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