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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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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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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 the  Challenger explosion they highlighted … Continue reading

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Geordi in World of Warcraft

So, I was playing WOW with my fiance when we happened upon this little guy: a Gnome named Jhordy Lapforge. He’s an engineer working on a matter transporter. He’s where a gold uniform, which is the color for engineers in … Continue reading

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The Transporter

Aside from warp technology, it would appear that the transporter is the least likely to happen right now, however, the dream still lives on and the possibilities are enormous! Scientists have taken theories posed by Einstein, a little bit of inspiration from … Continue reading

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The Phaser

So, I said we would be discussing Star Trek technology a little bit. The first technological piece we will discuss is the Phaser. The phaser in the Star Trek universe is a device that utilizes a directed energy beam that … Continue reading

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