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Questions tagged [transwarp]

"Transwarp" is a name applied within the Star Trek universe to several different improvements upon ordinary warp drive. Use this tag for questions concerning this technology as it appears in Star Trek.

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Why would passage through Borg space take too much time?

I've just re-watched "Scorpion: part 1 & 2". This time I noticed there is a problem with the whole premise of the episodes. It's this part of part 1: BORG: State your demands. JANEWAY: I ...
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What exactly happened at the end of Voyager: “Endgame”?

The final episode of Star Trek: Voyager, "Endgame" has this sequence: Voyager enters transwarp tunnel. Sphere seen bearing down on Voyager Sphere exits tunnel + ...
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Fastest form of travel in the Star Trek universe

In the TNG episode "The Nth Degree," Barcley uses a subspace inversion to travel the enterprise a phenomenal distance, but it doesn't seem to be an actual mode of transportation. Maybe this is a one-...
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Fuel economy and trip planning at warp [duplicate]

Is there any way to calculate how much anti-matter or dilithium I'll need to travel 5 light years at warp 4 (a general equation would be great, but if not the a ballpark estimate)? If different ...
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Does the destruction of the Borg transwarp Hub have any effect on the other transwarp conduits?

At the end of "Endgame," the Borg transwarp hub was destroyed. Does that have any effect on the transwarp conduits that are generated using the transwarp coils on Borg vessels?
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How does Transwarp speed relate to Warpspeed?

In this question we learn a great deal about the in-universe warp speed mechanics. How does the warp scale relate to trans-warp speeds? Geordi La Forge describes transwarp as twenty times maximum ...
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Who got warp drive when and how?

What is the timeline for the acquisition or development of warp drive among the various major species of Star Trek (e.g. Humans, Vulcans, Bajorans, Cardassians, Romulans, Klingons etc.)? If the ...
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Does the federation have slipstream or transwarp technology in Star Trek: Into Darkness? [duplicate]

I enjoyed the story of into darkness, but some of the events have been nagging at me since I first saw them on screen. I am convinced that the federation has either transwarp or slipstream technology ...
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Success of the transwarp drive on the Excelsior

In The Search for Spock, the new USS Excelsior is equipped with a "transwarp" drive. The usage of "transwarp" is different here than in Voyager, as explained in What is the difference between "...
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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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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 did the duplicate Voyager make it as far as the real Voyager?

In the Voyager episode "Course: Oblivion", the duplicate Voyager that was created on the "demon class" planet made it to the same location as the actual Voyager which (a few episodes earlier) traveled ...
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Why did Voyager use up their transwarp coil all at once?

In the Voyager episode "Dark Frontier", Voyager got a transwarp coil from a Borg sphere. They used it all up and traveled 20,000 light years at once. It would have been very good for them to use ...