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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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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Was Picard's de-borgification process used in de-borgifying 7 of 9?

(I know - a bit of creative license on my part with de-borgifying!) I was wondering whether the de-borgifying process that Picard underwent after he was assimilated was used as the basis for the ...
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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 ...
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Are day/night cycles synced up between different species in Star Trek?

In Voyager, Season 1, Episode 6 (Eye of the Needle), Captain Janeway communicates with a Romulan vessel in the Alpha quadrant via a probe relay in a wormhole. At the end of the conversation they have ...
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What Star Trek episodes (any series) have been censored?

I just came across this: At one point, Data makes a reference to the Irish Reunification of 2024, and because of that, the BBC refused to air the episode. It didn’t air on the U.K. government’s ...
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Why would the Borg keep assimilation profile?

In (VOY: "Collective"), Seven of Nine retrieves the children's names from Borg's assimilation profiles. Why would the Borg keep such individual-related profiles? How do they manage to record such ...
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What is Captain Janeway's educational background?

What did Captain Janeway specialize in at the academy? If no specialization is known, what is known about her education at the academy?
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Why do Lieutenant Torres and Lieutenant Carey have different pips?

Going through and watching Voyager again, I'm noticing a difference in pips for the officers of similar ranks. For instance, Torres and Carey are both lieutenants, yet they have different pips. At ...
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ST: Voyager - Why did Alice call the particle fountain “home”?

In the ST: Voyager 'Alice' episode, Tom Paris is ensnared by a derelict ship through the use of a neurogenic interface. The ship wants to bond with Paris so that he will fly her to a specific place ...
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How do Com badges resolve naming conflicts in Star Trek?

When someone taps their badge and talks to say, Riker. Riker and only Riker immediately receives the transmission and replies. Has there ever (in the series, films or books) been an explanation of ...
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What do they do with all the plates and cups in Star Trek?

Whenever someone in Star Trek creates food or drink in the replicator it is generated in the bowl, plate, or cup. It seems like after a few months they would have piles of used dishes from replicator ...
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Voyager: Quantum slipstream drive for Starfleet [closed]

On Voyagers return to the Alpha Quadrant they acquired some weapons and technology that would given Starfleet a big tactical advantage (Ablative armour, Transphasic torpedoes and Quantum Slipstream). ...
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Is there a way to reconcile Janeway's behaviour after having left the anomalous void?

In the Voyager episode 7x15, Voyager is sucked into an anomaly known as The Void (not to be confused with the region of space of the same name). The point of the episode is to show that ideals can be ...
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How would have Chakotay sharing his experiences from “Shattered” violate the Temporal Prime Directive?

In Star Trek: Voyager S07E11 "Shattered", the ship is hit by a temporal anomaly, causing different parts of the ship to be in different timelines. When the ship is restored, Janeway asked Chakotay ...
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How do the Star Trek com badges stay attached?

Several times, in several episodes throughout all the series', there's a time when someone just rips off their com badge, or they put one on. There's no pin on it, and it's a seemingly flawless ...
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How did the Romulans capture the Prometheus?

In the Voyager episode "Message in a Bottle", the Romulans manage to steal the top-secret ship Prometheus, but fortunately Starfleet retrieves it thanks to the efforts of the Doctor. First, how did ...
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Why do they worry about losing the Doctor (EMH)?

In several episodes, they worry about losing the Doctor. Either his program may be corrupted, or in one episode they wanted to transmit him to Earth through the long-range communication but worried ...
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In Star Trek: Voyager, why didn't Janeway just go back in time and use the Barzan wormhole?

So we already know that shufflings about time travel have been well-established by the time that Janeway and co. are mucking about. Kirk used it (quite causally) in TOS and in Star Trek IV, for ...
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Why does the computer have a human female voice?

In Star Trek all Federation computers have a human female voice, provided by Gene Roddenbery's wife Majel Barrett. This, of course, is the out of universe reason; however is there ever an in universe ...
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Voyager episode Endgame - Future Janeway

In that episode, Captain Janeway (in the alternate timeline), spent another 16 years in the Delta Quadrant after their encounter with the Borg in the nebula. In that timeline,how did Voyager ...
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Why is the wide beam phaser setting not used very often?

In the episodes TOS: The Return of Archons, and in VOY: Cathexis officers use a wide beam setting on their phasers. In the TOS episode Kirk uses this feature, and in the VOY episode Tuvok uses it. I ...
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Warp 13… Was this overlooked?

In the final episode of TNG (All Good Things) Captain Beverly Picard, and Admiral Riker both travel at Warp 13, but in Voyager the warp limit is warp 10. In VOY: Threshold Tom Paris breaks warp 10 ...