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About jenniferscottbrown

Doctoral student, children's librarian, wife to the most supporting and loving man, and Mom to the most wonderful, curious, food-loving little boy.

To Boldly Go…

The same organization that brought you the Internet (contrary to popular belief, it was not Al Gore), DARPA (Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency) put forth a request for proposals for a 100 year starship program. The person or organization that … Continue reading

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“The Captains” — Possibly the best documentary ever!

In case you haven’t heard there will be a full length documentary that highlights the actors who have played the Star Trek Captains… called… you guessed it “The Captains”. William Shatner, the first Captain will be traveling around the country … Continue reading

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Harry Potter- The End of an Era, the End of a Childhood

Now before I get started, I understand that this is not a Star Trek related blog, but I felt the need to tell my Potter story. Just like the last four movies, my husband and I went to the midnight … Continue reading

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Dr. Pulaski As a Relic of the Past

During season two of The Next Generation we get we receive a bit of a surprise. Dr. Crusher is no longer on board the Enterprise and is replaced by Dr. Pulaski, an “experienced” Starfleet doctor who hasn’t quite caught up … Continue reading

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Dr. Michu Kaku Attempts to Make the Holodeck a Reality

Dr. Michio Kaku, a theoretical physicists tackles the impossible in his show Sci Fi Science. In season 2, Kaku takes on the Holodeck. He takes on a group of trekkies to try to convince them that this technology is possible, … Continue reading

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Thunderstorms May One Day Power Warp Drive

According to this video, lightening bolts that are responsible for creating thunderstorms, are also responsible for creating anti-matter. Anti-matter was once thought of as the most expensive substance on the earth because of the time, energy, and cost that goes … Continue reading

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Star Trek Inspired Challenger Astronaut to Reach for the Stars

I was on my way to work on Friday, listening to NPR like I always do. Since it was Friday, NPR debuts one of their StoryCorp oral histories. Since it was the 25th anniversary of theĀ  Challenger explosion they highlighted … Continue reading

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