L.A. to San Francisco in 30 minutes? A pipe dream indeed

Aired: 5/11/2016 | 0:10:11 | Clip
What if you could make a train trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco in half an hour? It may sound farfetched, but a group of MIT students are developing a new form of transportation to bring that dream to life: the supersonic hyperloop, a pneumatic train powered by magnetism that would put the fastest high speed rail lines to shame. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports.