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Old June 26 2013, 12:29 AM   #309
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Re: TOS Enterprise Interiors -- Unreal 3 Engine

Nightowl1701 wrote: View Post
The James Blish novelization of "Court Martial" called it a modified 'white noise generator.' Which makes perfect sense to have during a delicate operation in a hospital setting, filtering out various environmental sounds (read: onboard ship noises) to allow McCoy and Chapel to concentrate on what they're doing and (post-op) allowing their patients to rest without the constant thrum of the ship's systems in their ears.
That's a very good explanation.
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