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Old August 20 2012, 10:51 PM   #18
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Re: Transphasic shields in the novels

Pre-Voyager Star Trek has certainly used the idea of a super-strong hull to protect against weapons fire. The Original Series "Planet Killer" had a "neutronium" hull that made standard weapons-fire useless. The material has been mentioned occasionally throughout the years:

http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/Neutronium
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