Star Trek: Voyager is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. The series follows the adventures of the Starfleet vessel USS Voyager, which becomes stranded in the Delta Quadrant 70,000 light-years from Earth.

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Does the Universal Translator also translate controls and control panels?

In the series 7 episode of ST-Voyager, "Nightingale" Ensign Kim repairs and takes control of a Kraylor ship. I'm curious at the ease at which Kim fixes the warp matrix using the control panel. Does ...
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What genuine references are there in Voltaire’s “U.S.S. Make Shit Up” song?

Since Voltaire claims the quotes were mostly based on fan input and his own recollection of the series, I was wondering if it would be possible to get all the episodes together that contain the scenes ...
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Star Trek - Borg's Eyepieces

As seen through most of the TV series - including Next Generation - the Borg are mostly seen with one or two eyepieces. But the eyepieces are not always on the same side of the face for each different ...
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the maximum warp speed [duplicate]

In voyager s2e15 "Threshold" we get the information that maximum speed is warp 9.999 and if a vessel gets to warp 10 would be beyond time and space and probably exists in multiple places and points at ...
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Why don't the Borg use shields or a cloaking device?

Though Borg Cubes are extremely powerful and durable, it seems that having shields would add even more to this. And yes, the Borg have their EM field, but why could they not use this in tandem with ...
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What is the “default” strength level of Voyager's EMH?

By "strength" I mean physical strength, not mental strength, combat strength, or anything else. As a being of forcefields and light, is the EMH stronger than the members of the crew (including Tuvok)? ...
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Does Tuvok ever outwardly show emotions?

Unlike Spock, Tuvok appears to be truly stoic, never showing any outward emotion. Though I'm not a Voyager expert and so I'm wondering if this is truly the case. Instances where Tuvok is being ...
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Are the various Star Trek species composed of different races?

On earth, the real earth, the human species is made up of many different races. In Star Trek, are Ferengis, Romulans, Andorians, Gorn, etc., composed of different races? This seems likely, though I ...
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Why does Seska not have grey skin?

Seska appears, even when she looks Cardassian, to not have the grey skin color seen on all other Cardassians. Is this due to her cosmetic alteration or does she have some sort of mutation? Also, her ...
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Which USS Voyager is the real USS Voyager?

In the Star Trek Voyager episode "Deadlock", the USS Voyager is duplicated by an anomaly. Which one of the Voyagers is the original & Which one is the duplicate ? Or are they both duplicates ? Or ...
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Could the Species 8472 'Imposters' reproduce?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode "In the Flesh", Species 8472 built a training facility with a simulation of Starfleet Command & parts of San francisco. There they genetically modified themselves ...
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How did the Kazon fly Voyager?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode Season 2 Episode 26 "Basics: Part 1", the Kazon subdue Voyager, board and proceed to touch ground on a planet. It seemed as though they immediately knew how to fly ...
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Do transportees experience the passage of time?

In Star Trek when one is transported, does it feel instantaneous regardless of if there is a need to store the person's pattern in the pattern buffer for any length of time? Is the sensation of ...
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What is the name of the piano piece Seven of Nine plays?

What is the name of the piano piece that Seven of Nine plays for the holographic Commander Chakotay in Season 7, Episode 18 (Human Error) of Star Trek: Voyager? She plays it for him in a scene where ...
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How can the Vidiians reproduce when they're infected with the Phage?

If the Phage destroys the genetic material & the organs of any Vidiian that is infected with the disease, then how are the Vidiians able to reproduce ?
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If the USS Equinox crew joined the USS Voyager, who would be captain?

If the USS Voyager had met the USS Equinox earlier in the series & for whatever reason the Equinox's crew joined Voyager's crew (like Chakotay & his crew did), who would be in charge between ...
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How does Chakotay get his medicine bag back in “Initiations”?

How does Chakotay get his medicine bag back in "Initiations" (season 2, episode 2)? He had it in the shuttle that was destroyed.
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Is the Voyager episode “Threshold” considered canon?

The Star Trek: Voyager episode "Threshold" is a popular target of ridicule. Its treatment of the warp scale appears to be inconsistent with the rest of the franchise, and its treatment of evolution is ...
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Why didn't Voyager update their uniforms after Pathfinder?

In Star Trek Voyager the episode Pathfinder ends with Starfleet reestablishing regular, semi-permanent communications with Voyager. After this point why didn't the crew of Voyager update their uniform ...
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Did the Voyager episode Future's End occur in the prime timeline?

The Voyager episode Future's End winds up sending the ship and its crew back to the year 1996. Is this 1996 part of the main timeline or was it a temporary alternate timeline created when Braxton ...
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How is Voyager so well known within the Delta Quadrant?

The premise of Star Trek Voyager is that they are hurling through space as quickly as possible, trying to make their way back to Alpha Quadrant. They obviously get off course on occasion, but I'm ...
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What was the name of the fail-safe device that 7 of 9 had in her brain?

What was the name of the fail safe device that limited the range of emotions in 7 of 9? Was it the cortical node or cortical inhibitor? I found this page but it doesn't say.
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Why don't the Borg pursue Voyager after 'Scorpion II'?

In the Voyager episode Scorpion the crew encounters Species 8472. They learn that the Borg started a war with them, but now the Borg are losing. Seven explains why they are so keen to assimilate 8472: ...
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Why was Janeway able to do this <spoilersome> deed?

Since this text is visible on the main page, first some thoughts on assimilation tubules: Their purpose is to inject nanoprobes in the bloodstream of a victim. As far as I know, they are "one-way": ...
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How did the Voth get into the Delta quadrant?

Memory Alpha doesn't explain this at all - just acknowledges that the Voth did indeed originate from Earth. I would assume a spacecraft of some sort was essential, but this leaves open multiple ...
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Androids in the 24th century?

There seems to be a considerable lack of androids in the 24th century aside from Soong-type androids. We do, however see that the area of robotics still is progressing, especially at the Daystrom ...
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Can The Doctor (EMH) change his appearance by 'will'?

I recall an episode where the Doctor downloaded the appearance of his crewmembers and imitated them, but that required him to create an entirely new program. At the beginning of Endgame Pt 1 we see ...
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Why are Voyagers warp nacelles foldable? [duplicate]

I'm absolutely fine with the idea, that a certain angle/position of the nacelles is better than others. And hence it's good (for whatever reason - be it energy efficiency or more speed...) to have ...
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How old is Q from Star Trek? [duplicate]

Based on when the last child was born in the Continuum, we know that he's at least a millennia old. How old is he? Following the death of Quinn, a massive Q Civil War broke out, as the forces of the ...
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Are the Borg considered 'living' within the Star Trek universe?

Simple question: are the Borg actually considered to be 'alive' within the Star Trek universe (i.e. by characters in the show)? Considering the following definition: the condition that ...
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What produces the sound of transportation?

Whenever people transport in Star Trek, we hear a distinctive sound which seems to be unique for each Trek series. In-universe, where does this sound come from, what produces it and why is ...
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Why do the people of the holodeck call the EMH Lord Schweitzer?

In Season 1 episode Heroes and Demons, there is a scene where the holodeck people call the EMH Lord Schweitzer? Why do they do this?
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When was it clear that the EMH on Voyager became sentient?

Throughout the series, the EMH gradually becomes more and more complex, to the point where the Voyager crew consider it an equal part of the crew, and the Doctor even finds a means of walking outside ...
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What did emergency medical hologram mean when he referenced Epocrates in S1E2 Parallax?

When the emergency medical hologram (EMH) said, "Now I know how Epocrates felt when the king needed him to trim a hangnail?" What did he mean? Is there a story behind this? When I look Epocrates up in ...
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Why are the holodecks on Voyager in use if they have energy issues?

I'm watching the first two seasons of Voyager and various episodes have commentary on having energy limitations -- but we constantly see crew using extremely complicated holodeck simulations. Why ...
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How is local transportation managed on Earth

I was wandering how local transportation is managed on earth in the 24th century. In one shot (I don't recall where, when or even if) I remember seeing a train-like glass ball moving near Starfleet ...
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Married Couples in the Star Trek Universe?

It just occurred to me that hardly anyone in any of the series is married! What's up with that? O'Brien is married, Dr Crusher and Cpt Sisko are widowed, Tom Paris and B'Elanna Torres get married - ...
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How many sentient bio-ships have been shown in the Star Trek universe?

We're introduced to an amazing creature, a living bio-ship named Gomtuu (called 'Tin Man' by Starfleet) who was observed while orbiting Beta Stromgren in TNG 3x20, 'Tin Man'. Through first contact ...
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Is Anika Hansen/Seven of Nine German?

Roddenberrys Star Trek always had the message that all human differences of the past are history. Now after Chekov, Sulu, Wharf, Chakotay and Bashir (ain't he intended to be somehow Arabian?) is with ...
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Why is there no consistent Chief Helms Officer in TNG?

After watching TNG and VOY, there is a rather major discrepancy: in TNG, there seems to be no consistent helms officer on the Enterprise-D, apart from when Wesley is in charge. It seems to be some ...
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Do Borg have a gender?

In the episode we first meet the Borg (Q-Who) a drone enters the engine room. Picard and Q are watching it analyzing the systems as Q states that this Borg is "Not a he, not a she". Now how literally ...
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Are Dominion War ships weaker than Pre-Dominion War ships

In TOS, TNG, Voyager, the movies and early seasons of DS9 we see great ship to ship battles that last multiple phaser / torpedo hits. In the starship series, we often here Worf / Tasha / Tuvok say ...
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Does the progressively more aerodynamic design of starships suggest that more were fitted with landing gear?

We see in the gradual evolution of Federation starship design from the Constitution Class to the Intrepid Class a much more aerodynamic design in starships. We know that the Intrepid class has ...
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What did the Borg Queen mean when she told Harry “We'll see you soon” in Unimatrix Zero?

In the Voyager episode, Unimatrix Zero, the Borg Queen contacts Voyager and warns Janeway not to interfere in her attempts to root out and destroy Unimatrix Zero. As the communication was ending, she ...
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Why did the Borg never bring waves of ships to the Alpha quadrant to conquer it?

I just finished watching Star Trek: Voyager and it occurred to me that the Borg (especially with the transwarp hub that Voyager destroyed) could have assimilated the Alpha Quadrant with waves of ...
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Why Star Trek vessels are so big, when their crew is so small?

Memory Alpha article about Intrepid class ship says, that for example Voyager had 15 decks and only 141 crew members, when setting off for her maiden voyage to Badlands. That's statistically less than ...
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Why there are no automated procedures on board Star Trek ships

If I'm not mistaken, nearly very attack on Star Trek ship (usually followed by declaration "We're being under attack!") is followed by captain or other senior officer, saying one or more of these: ...
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By what mechanism are lasers meant to destroy an entire planet? [closed]

I don't know, if this kind of question can (should be) asked here (redirect, if necessary, please)? I'm referring to two events that I recall immediately (the destruction of the Borg planet in the ...
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What does it actually mean to travel in trans-warp?

As to my knowledge, from many sources (including real Wikipedia), trans-warp (or warp 10) mean the infinite speed and that someone or something is everywhere in the same time. And hard part about ...
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Can the Borg Queen lie?

In the Dark Frontier episode of Star Trek Voyager, the Borg Queen is contacting Seven of Nine and she tells her that her deassimilation and putting her on board Voyager was intentional, and was part ...