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Old January 12 2013, 06:17 PM   #42
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Re: So why doesn't Spock save Vulcan?

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He knows the slingshot trick.
Actually, no - he doesn't, because "you can’t just slingshot around the sun and linear time is a misconception from the middle part of the 20th century."

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No, the Star Trek universe admits of BOTH branching and single-timeline time-travel.
Nope. Not for purposes of this movie.

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Slingshot time-travel...
No longer exists, effectively. Obsolete model.
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