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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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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Are there any hidden / subtle references or “easter eggs” in the Star Trek TV series? [closed]

I've been wondering if any subtle or hidden references (or "easter eggs") has been written into the episodes of the various Star Trek tv-shows, and what they might be? As an example I've tried to get ...
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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 ...
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Does each drone have a copy of entire Collective memory?

In The Raven episode of Star Trek Voyager, Seven of Nine, already disconnected from The Collective, ten thousands light years from the Borg Space, is able to recall: spices numbers, dates and other ...
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What is the real effect of trans-warp travel on human body?

Is warp 10 the same speed as trans-warp? Does it means infinity speed in both cases? In Threshold episode Tom Paris is experimenting with warp 10 speed and the effects of this are quite poor. ...
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How can ion storm destroy Borg cube?

I recall at least two references in Star Trek: Voyager where a Borg cube was severely damaged or completely destroyed by an ion storm. Borg is probably the most technologically advanced species in ...
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How can spieces 8472 be any threat to Borg?

In the intro to the Scorpion. Part I episode, we see a Species 8472 attacking several Borg cubes, and their bio-lasers have absolutely no problems in penetrating Borg shields (even rotating and ...
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Is captain Janeway's Locutus description correct?

I have never seen the relevant episode, but from the references to it, made in other Star Trek parts, I've got the clear meaning, that Locutus of Borg was actually a typical Borg drone, crafted by ...
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Why does the EMH use the computer?

I've started watching Voyager, finally, and I've noticed on more than one occasion, we see the Emergency Medical Holographic program (The Doctor) sitting at the desk in sickbay, working on the ...
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What does “subatomic” mean in Star Trek universe?

In the Star Trek: Voyager: The Gift episode, Kes and Tuvok meditate and when Key claims, she can see beyond "subatomic" level and even manipulate matter at that level, Tuvok clearly replies: ...
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Why would Voyager require 75 years to return home?

The Star Trek: Voyager Wikipedia article says: "(...) show is initially set on the other side of the Milky Way galaxy, 75,000 light-years from Earth (...)" and "(...) Voyager to make the estimated ...
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Did Captain Janeway have the moral authority to make the offer to clone the crew? [closed]

In Voyager episode 24 of season 4 'Demon'. Background: The ship is running low on deuterium and they locate a Y class 'Demon' planet that has large deposits of the needed molecule. Harry and Tom ...
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What was Voyager's final crew count?

According to Memory Alpha, the USS Voyager embarked on it's mission with 141 crew. Late in the seventh season there were 146. Between the crew complement being bolstered a few times (Maquis, ...
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How big is the known Star Trek universe? [duplicate]

In Star Trek: Voyager, there is a big deal made about them warping far beyond contact with any Federation bases, beause they're all the way out in "the Delta Quadrant". To me, this indicates that ...
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Why did Seven of Nine become human so aggressively?

The Voyager episode The Gift is, for all intents and purposes, the story of how Seven became human. Multiple times in the first 10-15 minutes the Doctor comments on how aggressively her human half is ...
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2x19 Lifesigns: Why does The Doctor give access to the medicinal database?

In the episode 2x19 Lifesigns a Vidiian female has been rescued. She is unconscious, but The Doctor makes her "alive" through creating a holo body from her DNA and her remaining memories. As the ...
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Does A Stuffed Toby the Targ Toy Exist?

Have you ever seen a stuffed Toby the Targ toy? It was a toy on star trek DS9 and voyager. If one does exist, where could I find one?
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1x09 Emanations - How to recover the shroud?

Yesterday I watched 1x09 Emanations and wondered. In that episode, they discover a species who send their dead – or soon-dead – into a machine. In this a quantum anomaly reigns which ...