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Close-up look at MIT's Hyperloop pod

A people-carrying pod designed to levitate and travel at extremely high speeds has been unveiled in Boston.

A 30-strong team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is one of several groups and companies working on making the Hyperloop concept a reality.

Christopher Merian, chief engineer, MIT Hyperloop, described how the concept works.

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