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Old March 2 2013, 05:40 PM   #24
Lieutenant Commander
Re: Is there any Sci-Fi in Star Trek?

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We have something similar to a phaser by way of laser light.
By this analogy, a slingshot is just like a firearm because both launch a projectile. One uses a leather strap; the other a chemical explosive. "Similar."

The only phaser-like function we've seen from lasers is burning/cutting. Lasers do not stun or "disintegrate" (whatever that function really is). If Active Denial could be miniaturized, that might serve as a wireless stun gun.
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