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Magnetically Levitating Elevators Could Reshape Skylines

Magnetically Levitating Elevators Could Reshape Skylines

Popular Science - Loren Grush

With the debut of passenger elevators some 150 years ago, cities were forever changed. Freed from the tyranny of stairwells, architects built as high as they liked. That is, until they ran into another barrier: the weight of steel cables. A new elevator design from German company ThyssenKrupp may …

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