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Why does the Enterprise not have any physical access controls?

Access control is a defence-favouring technology. Offence is, as far as battle tactics are concerned, about getting somewhere the enemy doesn't want you to be. Defence is about stopping the enemy ...
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Is Data from Star Trek able to swim?

In the TNG Novel Metamorphosis, Data becomes (temporarily) human and does indeed learn how to swim, a requirement for all humanoid Starfleet officers. "You'll see," she said. "May I ...
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Is Data from Star Trek able to swim?

According to this conversation between Data and LaForge -- from the TNG episode, "Descent, Part II" -- no, he can't. LAFORGE: You know, Data, I've been thinking about some of the times we'...
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Why is Reginald Barclay the only one to see the weird shapes in the transporter?

Barclay didn't see anything unusual during his initial transport to the USS Yosemite. The first time he saw one of the quasi-energy microbes in the matter stream was during his return trip back to the ...
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Is Starfleet a military or civilian organization?

The defining characteristic of a military organisation is that a superior can give a lawful order which will knowingly result in the death of a person they have responsibility for. This is the ...
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Other than being born in Somalia, is Geordi LaForge in any way Somali or connected to Somalia?

Main canon Nope. There are zero mentions of Somalia, Mogadishu or the African Confederation in any episode, aside from a single (blink and you'll miss it) shot in TNG: Cause and Effect that wasn't ...
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Who is to be credited for Aaron Satie's wisdom in "The Drumhead"?

Erik Satie, actually Alfred Éric Leslie Satie was a French composer and pianist. *17.05.1866 in Honfleur (Calvados), France † 01.07.1925 in Paris, France „Mit dem ersten Glied ist die Kette ...
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