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Awesome Star Trek Concepts We Never Got to See (Part IV)

Star Trek: Final Frontier Since the ’90s, fans have desired to see what the Federation was like years after Picard ran it. CBS never let us see it, choosing instead to disappoint us with the series, Star Trek: Discovery. Maybe … Continue reading

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Awesome Star Trek Concepts We Never Got to See (Part III) 

Assignment: Earth Less than 12 months after Star Trek premiered, it was already in trouble. NBC was warning to cancel the series. Although a large letter-writing campaign by the sci-fi lovers was getting the executives’ attention, Gene Roddenberry was clueless … Continue reading

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Awesome Star Trek Concepts We Never Got to See (Part II)

  Star Trek: Planet of Titans The original Star Trek show ended in 1969, but that didn’t stop fans from falling in love with the show. Syndication put Star Trek reruns on the television, making the show a cultural phenomenon. … Continue reading

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Awesome Star Trek Concepts We Never Got to See (Part II)

Star Trek: Planet of Titans The original Star Trek show ended in 1969, but that didn’t stop fans from falling in love with the show. Syndication put Star Trek reruns on the television, making the show a cultural phenomenon. By … Continue reading

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Awesome Star Trek Concepts We Never Got to See (Part I)

  After 50 years, Star Trek executives and writers have had plenty of ideas, but most get cut before they hit the airwaves. It’s too bad since a lot of them sounded quite interesting. Here are good Star Trek concepts … Continue reading

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The Geology of Star Trek’s Strange New Worlds (Part III)

The first episode of Star Trek aired September 8, 1966, three years prior to the 1st manned Moon landing and practically nothing was known about the geology of other planets or moons. Yet, the writers of Star Trek got several things right. Little ice … Continue reading

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The Geology of Star Trek’s Strange New Worlds (Part II)

Realizing the mass, it is possible to gage the gravitational force on the planet’s surface and decide if it can hold an atmosphere. The distance and sort of star in the alien star system can offer clues about the temps … Continue reading

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The Geology of Star Trek’s Strange New Worlds (Part I) 316 words

In “The Man Trap”, the 1st episode of Star Trek aired on television, the starship Enterprise went to an archaeological excavation site on the planet M-113. The planet was enclosed by a desert with little vegetation and the remnants of … Continue reading

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NASA Orbiter Spots ‘Star Trek’ Symbol on Mars

It might be time to hail Starfleet and see if they’ve set up a station on Mars. NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter got an image of an odd chevron on the Martian surface that appears to be the symbol for “Star … Continue reading

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What ‘Star Trek’ May Have Right—and Wrong—About Alien Life (Part II)

Supporters of this theory argue that life on Earth might have been planted by hardy microbes. Or at least, by raw elements like amino acid that traveled here with asteroids and comets. While there is no exact evidence to back … Continue reading

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