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Capt William Brewster

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Report this Jan. 11 2013, 5:07 am

Oh come now KKT that is pretty tame.   You see advancements in language and the sciences adds up for all those things.    As alien races in Star Trek become familiar with the United Federation Of Planets they get "involved" in the Society of the UFP also.    As for alien races having sex with humans that is simple too, multi millions of years ago, an alien group known as the Providers came to Earth and a number of other planets and starsystems and meddled in the evolution of humanoid species including the Klingons, Romulans and Terran Humans, also odd species as the Deltans and Betazeds......soooooo with their meddling humanoid species have the nearly same plumbing as humans, they can all have sex as you have seen in Star Trek Next Generation and Star Trek Voyager. 


Captain William Brewster

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Report this Jan. 11 2013, 5:14 am

Your right KKT Star Trek is not an documentary of how to pilot starships using the Astrogator either.   But I think the producers of all the startrek series have the same bee in their bonnets realizing pretty much that for most people Star Trek is the closest thing to us ever getting into space going beyond our Solarsystem of Terra.    The science of Star Trek and other Scifi TV shows are on par with each other; the Star Trek Producers also want to imprint their moral feelings on the series....would not you want too, KKT.


Though I am not so happy with the Star Trek Producers feelings, most Scifi TV Series including Star Wars imprint their moral feelings on to the tv viewing public either for good or bad reasons.


Captain William Brewster

Oxiegen

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Report this Jan. 11 2013, 8:55 am

Right.
If I wanted a documentary I'd watch Discovery.
And I realize that drama is an important part of any fictitious show, even science fiction.
But what prevents real science from going hand in hand with drama?
If you take any of todays fighter pilots doing some dog-fighting, there you have both real science and drama. So I fail to see why there has to be a competition between the two.

I wonder what would happen if you produce a show without imprinting personal morals. I think you'd end up with a product that would be accepted by more people than just christian westerners.
What do you think? 

ScramUK

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Report this Jan. 11 2013, 6:15 pm

I think the the image of ships and sounds are all simulated, generated by the ships computer. Seldom would vessels actually get into visual range, but the sensors and computer would compensate for this to bring data into context for those watching the view screen. Ships travelling at thousands of kilometers per second are scaled up, magnified else they would simply be a visual blip as vessels sped past one another at in-perceivable speeds.


Or another way of viewing it, a more realistic visual representation of ship movements would sadly be far less entertaining.


However, it doesn't bother me, as I've always enjoyed a usually insightful story told in each episode to explore hypothetical venues in an attempt provide the viewer with a thought-provoking experience.

Capt William Brewster

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Report this Jan. 16 2013, 5:04 am

Oh believe me Oxiegen they do.   I am looking at a Star Chart right now put out by the Canadian Government that shows Leo (Major) and where Wolf 359 may be.   The Star Chart is made up of 360' and of 12 parts for 12 months; I am not quite up on where small red stars could be in Leo Major but I think I am pretty close so with my starchart map I am staying with the above post I already made of the coordinants for Wolf 359.   I agree with you about some Writers of Paramount Pictures mucking up the positons scientifically of where Wolf 359 would be.


Captain William Brewster

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Report this Jan. 16 2013, 5:09 am

Yep exactly right ScramUK; yessss by 200 to 300 years in the future our computers on Starships and Starbases should compensate for space being such a big place and they should be nearly humanlike thinking brains.   ScramUK I rather like it both ways, the Scifi Technical reality mix along with a great storyline.    Star Trek seems to get mostly alot right both technical and plotwise.


Captain William Brewster

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Report this Jan. 16 2013, 5:18 am

I seem to remember a quote from Sarek, Spock's father: "At the time Captain Kirk, my marrying and then mating with the Admiral's daughter Amanda seemed like the most logical 'Human thing to do'.    Yes Captain you are right to believe that even we Vulcans have for too long repressed our Humanoid Nature and refused to bring it out of the closet.   We are too much like you Humans and you bring out what we wish to keep hidden."   As I recall Sarek was beating the pants off Captain Kirk and his Bridge Crew at a game of poker after an very intense mission that Sarek took part in.


Captain William Brewster

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Report this Jan. 24 2013, 1:43 pm

Oxiegen, np there my friend.   No conflict either, I am a little curious where exactly is that little "red star" of Wolf 359?   On my starcharts that I copied off of actual starcharts astronomers used there were about 4 small stars that could be the red stars that Wolf 359 is.   Your definately right Oxiegen, that it is in the Constellation Of Leo, I found out that there is a Leo Minor Constellation as well but the Leo Major is where the red star is.


Captain William Brewster

Oxiegen

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Report this Jan. 25 2013, 12:13 am

Capt. William Brewster> Regarding the location of the real Wolf 359, you can find the exact location in it's article on WikiPedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolf_359

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