King Daniel Into Darkness wrote:
And even if he did, I wouldn't put S31 past manipulating his mind.
Lol, come on.
According to this thread Khan's mind was manipulated by Section 31, so why not Scotty? Transwarp beaming is a pretty big status quo breaker.
However, I tend to think S31 merely took all his prior research and the shuttle from Delta Vega, and that the formula was too complex for non-Vulcans to recite from memory.