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Old February 18 2013, 06:41 AM   #56
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Re: Worst science goofs

RPJOB wrote: View Post
Smart man, Arthur C. Clarke. Just tell your stories and don't sweat getting the science right. If Trek had to deal with real world science we'd just now be getting from Earth of Alpha Centauri at 0.1 c. McCoy and Scotty would have passed away in the void between the stars and the rest of the command crew would be past retirement age.
Space opera can be done while respecting the speed of light - Alastair Reynolds comes to mind - but you're right, best to let Trek be Trek.
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