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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Why would people know how to hand write in Star Trek?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Unforgettable", Chakotay falls in love with a woman he knows he is going to completely forget, and she somehow magically makes technology "forget" her too. In order ...
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What's wrong with production numbers for ST:VOY 4x14 and 4x15

From Memory Alpha episodes' box (emphasis mine). Star Trek Voyager, "Message in a Bottle": VOY, Episode 4x14 Production number: 181 80th of 168 produced in VOY 81st of 168 released in VOY Star ...
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How does the EMH hold onto a phaser while having bullets go through him?

In the Voyager episode: "Future's End, Part II" the doctor rescues B'elanna and Chakotay. PORTER: They've got lasers! A black man and some bald guy. (The EMH enters. Porter and Butch's bullets ...
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How were the 20th century people able to enter a shuttlecraft?

In the Voyager episode: "Future's End, Part II" Chakotay and B'elanna crash land on earth. A group of renegades in Arizona find the shuttlecraft and take Chakotay and B'elanna hostage. It wouldn't ...
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What did Janeway do with the 29th century tricorder she took?

In the Star Trek Voyager episode: "Future's End": JANEWAY: Welcome to the twenty fourth century. I took the precaution of removing your tricorder. That's what it's called, by the way. ...
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How were Chakotay and B'elanna able to fly a ship with damaged engines?

In the Voyager episode: "Future's End, Part II" Chakotay and B'elanna crash land on earth. CHAKOTAY: Propulsion is offline. Voyager, we're going down Later in the episode they get rescued by the ...
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Meaning of uniform color in Star Trek Voyager

I was always wondering whether the color of the uniform has still a meaning in Star Trek Voyager. I used to believe this: Red: Commanders Yellow: Security and Engineers Teal: Medicine and Science ...
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Was the Theory of Relativity's Time Dilation addressed in Star Trek Universe?

According to my limited understanding of the Theory of Relativity and Time Dilation, objects that are further away age at a different "speed" than here on earth. A simple example are the astronauts ...
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How does a sonic shower work?

What is the mechanism behind a sonic shower in the STU? A shower with water does various things, namely; get rid of odors, raise body temperature, acts as a disinfectant, has a soothing massage ...
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Why does a phaser sometimes vaporize organic matter and sometimes not on a maximum setting of kill?

It appears that a phaser vaporizes organic matter on maximum setting. Remember that in this episode several lower settings barely phase Yuta but the maximum setting completely vaporizes her with no ...
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Are there any differences between Romulan and Vulcan DNA? [duplicate]

I know it is stated in multiple episodes that the Romulans and the Vulcans are cousins or are related. Do they have the same genetic coding or are there differences in their DNA? If there are ...
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Does the Federation ever establish full relations with the Tamarians?

After the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Darmok", does the Federation ever establish open relations with the Tamarians? Non-canon sources are welcome. If so, how do they establish a form of ...
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Do we know all of the guarantees in the Constitution of the United Federation of Planets?

In Star Trek we know of the 7th and 12th guarantees: The Seventh Guarantee against self-incrimination during legal proceedings was considered by Captain Picard in 2367 to be "one of the most ...
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How was Voyager able to transport the medicine while the Vidiian shields were up?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Resolutions", how did they transport the cure for the disease from the Vidiians through the Vidiian shields which were up? If Voyager can't get it to transport ...
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Why don't Federation ships use antimatter containers as bombs more often?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Resolutions", Voyager ejects an antimatter container and blows it up to disable three Vidiian ships. Why wouldn't they keep extra containers around and use them ...
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Do the Vidiians have cloaking technology?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Resolutions," how did two Vidiian ships sneak up on Voyager without them being picked up on sensors? Do they have cloaking technology? This seems unlikely as they ...
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In the Star Trek: Voyager episode “Resolutions,” what was it about the planet that afforded them protection from the virus?

Janeway and Chakotay are left on a planet due to the planet affording them protection from a virus they had contracted from some bugs that lived on the planet. What about this planet protected them ...
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How did the Borg come into being? [duplicate]

Pretty straight forward question. How did the Borg start? Is there anything in the STU, or in novels, or anywhere that deals with the creation of the Borg, Borg Queen, first Drone, etc.? Was there an ...
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Why are the Borg able to adapt so quickly to phaser fire but not to a punch?

In multiple episodes drones adapt quickly to phaser fire. Within a few shots they develop a shield that can block phaser blasts. How is it possible that they are susceptible to a physical punch? ...
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How long does it take for a Borg ship to assimilate a planet?

Let's take Earth for example. There might be thousands of drones on a Borg ship. But wouldn't a planet like Earth that has maybe 10 billion or more people on it pose a logistical problem. I realize ...
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What does it cost to make an episode of Star Trek?

I am curious about the cost to make an episode of Star Trek and the comparative cost between the various series. What did it cost on average to do a single episode of Star Trek TOS, TNG, VOY, DS9, ...
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Why was Chell selected for Voyager's Hazard Team?

The Bolian named Chell was a Maquis engineer who got sucked to the Delta Quadrant along with his crewmates and ended up on Voyager. He was generally portrayed as loud-mouthed, rude, and lazy. He was ...
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Do the Q fear the Borg? [duplicate]

In episode Q2 of Voyager, Q tells his son: Q : If the Continnum's told you once, they've told you a thousand times. DON'T PROVOKE THE BORG!! If Q are omnipotent / immortal / all powerful, why ...
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Why did the doctor not think to capture one of the primates or find the insect that carried the virus on the planet to find a cure for the virus?

In the Voyager episode "Resolutions" Janeway fairly quickly is setting up traps to find the insect that transmitted the virus to her and Chakotay. At the same time Janeway is also trying to befriend a ...
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Why did the doctor put Janeway and Chakotay in stasis for 17 days?

In the Voyager episode "Resolutions" the doctor puts Janway in stasis for 17 days. Why did he put them in stasis when he could have had Janeway helping out by analyzing and working on a cure during ...
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Do Tuvok and Neelix have Tuvix's memories?

In the Voyager episode Tuvix, Tuvix has Neelix's and Tuvok's memories. After Janeway murders Tuvix and separates Tuvok and Neelix at the end of the episode do they possess Tuvix's memories?
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If the Q are all powerful, how does the continuum affect punishment on an individual Q? [duplicate]

Since one Q is all powerful, then two q's aren't really double all powerful are they? ALL powerful would mean they could do pretty much anything. Couldn't one Q kill all the other Q if he wanted to?
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Do any of the known species besides the Srivani in Star Trek use a phase shift as a cloaking device?

Please keep in mind "TNG: The Pegasus." It would appear that this would be a superior cloaking device as a ship could pass through objects.
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In anything Star Trek, what does it mean to be in or out of phase?

In many Star Trek episodes term/concept in phase, out of phase, phase variance, etc. are used many times. What does phase mean exactly? Please give as detailed and technical an answer as you can ...
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How does out of phase Voyager get back into phase?

In the Voyager Episode "Deadlock", the vidiians can only see the "healthy" Voyager. The "unhealthy" Voyager that the Vidiians can't see survives their attack. The "unhealthy" Voyager would be out of ...
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How does Harry Kim get back into phase with the rest of the Voyager crew?

At the end of the Voyager episode "Deadlock", Harry crossed the boundary between the two vessels with an arm band because he was out of phase. Is he now living his entire life out of phase? Does he ...
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In season 1 episode 7 “justice” of Star Trek TNG do we ever learn what the entities that the Edo call god really are?

Is there anything in canon that teaches us what the entities orbiting the planet are, their capabilities, where they come from, etc.? I am happy to accept responses based on the expanded universe ...
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Wouldn't Capt Braxton have already destroyed Voyager before the events of “Relativity?”

During the ST:V Episode "Relativity" a deranged Capt Braxton tries to erase Voyager from the timeline after suffering from temporal psychosis after repairing several incursions Voyager created. When ...
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Re: Star Trek Voyager S2 E22 “Deadlock”, why would Janeway suggest sending a security detail across the barrier?

B'elanna stated early in the episode they couldn't bring more then five people across or it would throw off the atomic mass and create an explosion due to an imbalance of atoms on one side. If ...
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In Star Trek Voyager S2 E22 “Deadlock” How could Wildman give birth?

In Star Trek Voyager episode “Deadlock” Ensign Wildman gives birth to her daughter Naomi but at that point they were already waaaay past nine months out of space dock (almost two years out at that ...
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Why were the “proton blasts” causing such problems?

In the Voyager episode "Deadlock" Voyager is split into two ships occupying the same space but out of phase with each other. They appear to have split their matter but only one ship (the healthy one) ...
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Why did the two Voyagers have MORE problems after they moved apart?

In the Star Trek Voyager Episode "Deadlock" Voyager encountered a "spacial scission" that created two Voyagers. Voyager 1 (unhealthy/damaged) and Voyager 2 (healthy/undamaged) split apart, but only ...
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What was the content of the 20 million gigaquads uploaded to Voyager's computer in the episode entitled “Twisted?”

In Star Trek Voyager, Season 2, Episode 6, "Twisted" there is an alien life form that is trying to communicate with voyager through a distortion ring/energy field. At the end of the episode the alien ...
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Why are the Borg different in Voyager and TNG?

When I look at the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "I, Borg". I notice that that Borg reacts differently to the Borg in Star Trek: Voyager. Is there a specific reason for this?
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Did Voyager actually trade technology?

In the episode(s) Flesh and Blood, Janeway states that they had to trade technology to survive in the Delta Quadrant, however in the beginning of the Voyager series I thought it was strictly forbidden ...
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Are there any other changeling species in the Star Trek universe besides the Founders?

I'm currently watching Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and as all you know there are many appearances of shapeshifting/changeling characters like the Founders and Odo. I watched Star Trek Voyager 5-6 ...
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Why does Chakotay wear apparent lieutenant commander's insignia?

To the best of my knowledge, everything in the Star Trek: Voyager canon points to Chakotay holding the provisional rank of (full) Commander. However, his collar rank insignia display two full bars and ...
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Why did Seska care about Tuvok's “betrayal”?

In "Worst Case Scenario," which occurs after Seska's death, she reveals through her hologram incarnation that she was upset at Tuvok for his betrayal of the Maquis crew, describing herself as: A ...
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Borg nanites prior to First Contact and “Scorpion”

Are there any references, either in the official canon or in the Extended Universe, to Borg nanites and/or nanoprobes prior to First Contact and the Voyager two-parter "Scorpion"? During TNG, the ...
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How was Voyager still in the Delta Quadrant at the end of the series?

In Course: Oblivion, the duplicate of Chakotay indicates that Voyager has not been traveling in a straight line. The most logical conclusion would be that they were traveling along one of the galactic ...
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Why would the Kazon value water?

In the first episode of Voyager, Neelix and the Kazon are shown to value water extremely highly. Neelix goes hog wild over its abundance on Voyager. Jabin is impressed by a mere flask full. The ...
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What was the reason behind Kes being removed from Star Trek Voyager?

I remember reading in an interview, that the producers of Star Trek Voyager were planning to remove Garrett Wang (Harry Kim) from the show but after he was voted one of the "50 Most Handsome Men" they ...
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What actually happened with the tractor beam in The Voyager Conspiracy?

In the Start Trek: Voyager Episode "The Voyager Conspiracy" it is revealed that Seven's predictions are basically a Borg equivalent of information overload. She is putting random facts together into a ...
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Was Voyager really significantly slower than the Enterprise-D?

In the Next Generation episode "Where No One Has Gone Before" the Enterprise is catapulted to another galaxy, roughly 2.7 million light years away. From that location Data says it will take just over ...
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Are Romulan scientists involved in politics?

In the middle of "The Next Phase" episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, a Romulan scientific officer (the top rank one at that moment) decides to destroy the Enterprise. This is clearly political ...