Virgin’s Hyperloop conducted a test in the desert of Nevada outside Las Vegas. The use of magnetic levitation is touted as a significant improvement in transportation technology. But the experiment itself has left many unconvinced about its speed, cost-effectiveness, safety, and necessity. Much of Europe is well connected with high-speed railways already. Richard Branson and his fellow tech giant Elon Musk have used this experiment in an attempt to bulk up the stocks and draw investment for this venture.