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Who created the Prime Directive?

As of 2021, there is an actual written Prime Directive (also known as “Starfleet Command General Order 1”) as outlined in Star Trek: Prodigy. Specifically in the episode “First Con-tact” (S01E17) set ...
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Why didn't the Romulans take advantage of The Burn?

800 years is a long time! Besides the fact that the Romulans were on a downward slope both after the film Nemesis and the series Picard, there is also the fact that 800 years is a very long time in ...
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Was Qo'noS evacuated?

An evacuation is never explicitly confirmed. There are no artifacts that would confirm a mass evacuation. Star charts are not updated, no strategic advantage is lost or gained for the empire, ...
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Is there any crossover between Star Trek TV shows after the broadcast of Enterprise?

Picard picks up from TNG and the TNG-cast movies (especially the last one), but it also brings in one major character from Voyager. Its third season introduces a character whose personal arc is ...
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Is there any crossover between Star Trek TV shows after the broadcast of Enterprise?

A number of episodes of various series and movies feature time travel back into the past, earlier than the earliest Star Trek series, Star Trek: Enterprise. One goes back to the first life on Earth ...
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Is there any crossover between Star Trek TV shows after the broadcast of Enterprise?

Yes, several. Most details are minor (for example, a minor character in Picard season 1 is of a species introduced in Discovery). There are a few big points of crossover, so I'll describe those ...
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Is there any crossover between Star Trek TV shows after the broadcast of Enterprise?

Strange New Worlds is set immediately after, and includes at least two characters from, the second season of Discovery.
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Is there any crossover between Star Trek TV shows after the broadcast of Enterprise?

For Picard yes, you'd need to understand events that have happened in Voyager, DS9 and TNG (as well as Nemesis I think?) to get a better grip on things that have happened, and the various characters. ...
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Why do the Borg want to assimilate every planet in the universe?

The strength of the Borg in terms of numbers as well as offensive and defensive capabilities is repeatedly represented as far superior than many other groups in Star Trek (thanks to their practice of ...
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Are the Borg considered 'living' within the Star Trek universe?

The Borg are semi-organic and semi-inorganic and can't actually reproduce by themselves, but rather 'assimilate' others.... There are some very good answers here already, but I wanted to respond to ...
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Why do the Borg want to assimilate every planet in the universe?

The Borg consider all biological lifeforms to be inherently flawed, and see themself as the solution to this. It makes sense from the Borg point of view, leading the Borg to be aggressively ...
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Why do (Federation) starships need Bussard collectors in front of their warp nacelles?

I really think the answer is not as complicated as all that. Matt Jeffries designed the enterprise in 1964. He probably intended it to look like cool radar. In my opinion, he probably never even ...
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How old was Porthos when Scotty killed him?

Since the dog is never called Porthos I would think after a hundred years it is more likely a decendant of Porthos, not the original. Or possibly starfleet is cloning prized pets, I don't care how ...
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Why do the Vulcans seem to despise humans so much in “Star Trek: Enterprise?”

They essentially gave humans the warp technology, they despise humans because they see them as weak perhaps even inferior due to how they prioritize. This is further evidenced when Archer explains in ...
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Why do the Borg want to assimilate every planet in the universe?

It started out as a race who used technology to increase perfection in itself. Perfection involved cooperation and communication and community. These were carried to pathological extremes, then they ...
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Are there any examples of Starfleet officers who were captains or admirals without ever having been in command of a starship or base?

Philippa Louvois, the Judge Advocate who presided over Data's trial on whether or not he is property held the rank of captain. There should likely be MORE Captains in specialties (medical, legal, ...
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Why couldn't Tuvok be cured by the holodeck?

The answer was provided in Endgame itself: the treatment required a mind-meld with a compatible Vulcan, preferably a blood relative. The other Vulcan(s) on board were not compatible. Here's the ...
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Why do the Vulcans seem to despise humans so much in “Star Trek: Enterprise?”

I believe the disdain shown is because we remind them too much of themselves before taming their emotions, and embracing a pure logic approach to their civilization. Possibly collectively associating ...
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Are there any examples of Starfleet officers who were captains or admirals without ever having been in command of a starship or base?

Montgomery Scott achieved the rank of Captain without serving as a ship's captain. He was referred to as a Captain of Engineering while serving on the Excelsior as chief engineer while holding the ...
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Why do the Vulcans seem to despise humans so much in “Star Trek: Enterprise?”

The other answers are correct as well, but there is more. In-universe, in S04E07 The Forge Soval states very clearly why Vulcans of that era are concerned about humanity: Vulcan Ambassador Soval: We ...
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How much time passed between the first episode Enterprise and the last episode of Voyager?

Seeing as there's no accepted answer, I'll take a crack at this. Information is sourced from IMDB and Wikipedia. The last episode of Voyager aired on May 23, 2001. The first episode of Enterprise ...
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In “Star Trek: The Next Generation” The Pegasus, which responsibilities/authority did Picard give up to Pressman when he took command of the mission?

Picard's usual responsibilities to maintain the safety of his ship and crew, to ensure that tasks onboard the Enterprise are performed by qualified personnel, and to obey the regulations of Starfleet ...
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Why do the Vulcans seem to despise humans so much in “Star Trek: Enterprise?”

The Vulcans we see in the first season make no secret of it, and Archer complains about it often, it's very close to your third option: Humans are reckless and not ready to head into deep space. ...
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Why do the Vulcans seem to despise humans so much in “Star Trek: Enterprise?”

There's a fun question. It is, unfortunately, a spoilish question and will need a spoilish answer. I will avoid details as much as possible. First off, Enterprise did a poor job setting the audience ...
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Why do the Vulcans seem to despise humans so much in “Star Trek: Enterprise?”

In very brief: the Vulcans shown during the first few seasons of Enterprise are not really the Vulcans we know from TOS, TNG, DS9, and Voyager. They, as you correctly point out, express thinly-veiled ...
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How did Cochrane obtain dilithium for the first warp flight?

After reading various older Star Trek Books including The Final Reflection dilithium is not the fuel source, but a focusing lens. Starships could travel up to Warp 4 without the dilithium crystals. ...
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Background science officer possibly played by Brent Spiner?

This guy behind Riker? This is the scene in The Game when Troi is eating ice cream. He definitely looks like Brent/Data, but I don't think it's him. His hair is different.
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How were the still characters in "Timescape" filmed

There's no "word of god" I can find here, but it appears that most of the scenes were shot using actors standing still, with green screen and splicing used to produce the special effect ...
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How were the still characters in "Timescape" filmed

I'm not sure this covers every single shot but, according to Captains' Logs: The Unauthorized Complete Trek Voyages, the frozen-in-time effect made heavy use of blue-screen. "It was very ...
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Would Nova Squadron have been punished if their stunt succeeded?

I think they would have all received a formal reprimand. That seems to be the typical punishment for improper conduct that doesn't end in catastrophe. In the episode, the cadets were going to get a ...
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Why does USS Discovery's saucer section spin?

It could have more to do with keeping the ship stable like a spinning wheel being difficult to turn. And the inner section offering some counter rotation so there's no counter spinning of the ship.
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