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In Voyager "Threshold", Tom Paris achieves Warp 10: "infinite velocity" From the episode (see also here and here): KIM: In principle, if you were ever to reach warp ten, you'd be travelling at infinite velocity. NEELIX: Infinite velocity. Got it. So that means very fast. PARIS: It means that you would occupy every point in the universe ...


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Quoting from the Star Trek TNG Technical Manual (Considered a canon source of information about the Trek universe), we have the following "author's note" from series Writer and Producer Rick Berman "Figuring out how "fast" various warp speeds are was pretty complicated, but not just from a "scientific" viewpoint. First, we had to satisfy the general ...


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The episode Course: Oblivion takes place in stardate 52586.3: "Captain's log, stardate 52586.3. We've had a lot to celebrate lately – Tom and B'Elanna's wedding, Ensign Harper's new baby, and the continued health of our enhanced warp drive, which has taken us within striking distance of home." The episode Dark Frontier, where the Transwarp coil was ...


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Borg technology loves to pack it in if its parent ship is in a bad spot; that's why Janeway went to go steal a transwarp coil from a healthy ship in the first place, because the one they originally recovered had committed suicide. Given the shenanigans that Voyager goes through on a weekly basis, it's likely no one wanted the coil to go kaput from the ship ...


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Wormholes in the Trek universe allow for transit to any linked point in the galaxy instantly. In fact, the linked point might actually be at a previous time as well (which I think makes any "velocity" calculation you might try to perform involve either a negative result or an imaginary number, depending on how you look at it). There was a relatively stable ...


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A Repulsor Beam Perhaps not the fastest, but a VERY fast form of propulsion was that used by the Aldeans. They managed to transport the Enterprise-D 3 days away at warp 9 almost instantaneously: RADUE [on viewscreen]: Captain, we want you to understand the nature of your choice. A small demonstration of our power. (Something whizzes around the planet ...


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It's important to recognise that the episode that you're referring to is about as close as a TV episode can get to becoming "non-canon". As well as being recognised as the single worst episode of Voyager (and frequently voted the "worst of trek"), even the writers accept that there were many technical failings with the description of how Transwarp works in ...


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I would have to rewatch the episode, but am not near my DVDs at the moment. However there are two possibilities that I can see - 1) It was an all or nothing deal. Once you turn it on (due to incompatible tech), it stays on until it runs out. Kind of like the car race scenes where they press the nitro switch for a sudden boost. 2) Diminishing returns. ...


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In the TNG Episode "Descent, Part I" Geordi LaForge makes it clear that the term "Transwarp" specifically refers to any technology that would allow a ship to exceed the "normal subspace limitations" that prevent Starfleet vessels from travelling beyond Warp 9.999 GEORDI : Our current theory is that the Borg have established several transwarp conduits ...


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Because this got a little long, I'll cut to the chase and give you a list in chronological order - you can read the rest of the answer if you like for more details. Note that I'm going to use the more conservative dates in this timeline; as you'll see below there are some more 'wild' guesses: Vissians - 12th Century CE Borg - 15th Century CE Cardassians - ...


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According to Captain Picard (as narrated in the PC game Star Trek: Elite Force II), the Voyager was captured by the Borg Sphere on its trip through the Transwarp tunnel network and held in a dampening field, presumably for later study after the Borg had dealt with the more immediate threat of the tunnels collapsing behind them. After somehow deactivating ...


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Wikipedia gives the details of how the Borg are destroyed. I found a reference that the Borg were chasing Voyager with an entry open and overtook it as they reached the Alpha quadrant. While the Borg were fighting the fleet, Voyager launched torpedoes from inside. The following from the script gives the implication, however I do not have the novel reference ...


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If I remember correctly, That Which Survives was a Star Trek TOS episode in which the Enterprise's warp engines rev out of control, and they pass Warp 13.2. This episode includes a 990.7 light-year leap, almost instantaneously. This has got to be fast. Also, In 2364, the Traveler used the energy of his thoughts to move the USS Enterprise-D through space ...


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TL;DR: it's complicated. Memory Alpha has a long section on multiwarp speeds. In TOS and TAS, going beyond warp 10 seems to be perfectly acceptable: the Enterprise reaches warp 14.1 in the TOS episode That Which Survives and warp 22 in the TAS episode The Counter-Clock Incident, while warp 15 is mentioned in the TOS episode The Changeling and warp 36 in The ...


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tl;dr: The "Dark Frontiers" jump probably didn't happen yet, but of the two other jumps between "Course: Oblivion" and "Demon", the clones probably performed one. You asked the right question with the wrong jump: Between Demon and Course: Oblivion, three (or two, as C. Tomm states) jumps took place, to quote from another question: In "Night", they find a ...


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Your understanding is wrong. Transwarp is a means of bypassing the limitations of warp technology. Warp 10 is what you think it is, and that is a nut that Voyager fails to crack.


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It's definitely important to note that Threshold is really bad. Having said that, Warp 10 and transwarp are not the same term, but they aren't unrelated either. Warp and transwarp are different ways of measuring a ship's velocity relative to the outside world (since a ship in a warp bubble is theoretically stationary, it just warps the space around it to ...


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they used it all up [...] at once Who's to say they knew of any limitation on its usage? Maybe they hoped would work until they're home, maybe they thought it would last much longer, maybe they were lucky they got it working at all and wanted to use as much of it as possible before it would quit working. Getting another functional coil was probably out of ...


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To answer your question, no, the ships do not have any new form of engines that we know of. They are operating at speeds/time frames other canon has provided. Canon however conflicts with itself over and over again so there really aren't standards to go by here. Basically warp speed equals X and take Y to get there, except when getting from point A to point ...


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For a technical means, and not supernatural Q/Traveler... In the Star Trek: Destiny trilogy of novels (about 16 months after events of Nemesis), the highly advanced and xenophobic Caeliar created these subspace tunnels that were much faster than transwarp conduits and could go much further. One of them took the Enterprise to a proto-galaxy created just ...


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Iconian gateways allowed "instantaneous" travel over distances of at least 70,000 light years. In Star Trek Online, we find an Iconian gateway in the Andromeda Galaxy and that Iconian spacecraft open such gateways to their destinations, rather then putter along using Warp Drive. This seems to be another "infinitely fast" form of travel.


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They would be unaffected In explaining the technical side of a transwarp conduit, Memory Alpha explains that: The Borg maintained a network of thousands of transwarp conduits throughout the galaxy, connected by six transwarp hubs supported by interspatial manifolds, with exit points in all four quadrants. They were additionally able to generate new ...


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At the end of the episode, they just blew up the Borg Queen and her ship. Getting as far away from them as possible while they're still recovering from that would be a very good idea.


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Warp 10 is not the same as transwarp. Warp 10 is the fastest a drive can possibly go, and as is seen in Threshold, has negative effects on living tissue. Transwarp technology, on the other hand, first theorised in The Search for Spock is a way of travelling faster than traditional warp technologies allow. Transwarp doesn't seem to have any physical effect.


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Perhaps 31st Century Time Travel I'm not going to get into the temporal side of it - yes any time travel means that you technically arrive before you left so you have negative speed... I'm just going to restrict this to actual spatial travel. In ENT 'Carpenter Street', Archer and T'Pol are sent back to 21st century Earth instantaneously by stepping ...


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The Borg wanted to have the technology immediately. Species 8472 was threatening their very survival. Also, they didn't want to pass up the change to assimilate Voyager. The Federation might be inferior to the Borg, but it newer hurts to know what the new kids on the block are up to. It seems that the Voyager crew was not really aware of the Borg's ...


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Transwarp technology, to the best of my knowledge, is used for distances beyond even the 9500 light years and involves warping time and space. I doubt it could be used to pinpoint an exact time and place without messing something up (like time). As to your second thought... well, would you willingly park your ship and crew in a Borg ship? It seems ...


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In the episode Contagion, the Ikonians used gateways to instantaneously transport from one place to another, anywhere in the known universe--as easily as walking across a room. They were known as "demons of Air and Darkness."


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The term 'transwarp' essentially means 'beyond warp'... or logically, any speeds greatly surpassing regular warp speeds. In Voyager 'Threshold'... Warp 10 was specifically termed 'infinite velocity'. However, there are other forms of transwarp, such as versions used by the Borg and Voth for example... those are obviously slower than Warp 10 (inifinite speed)...


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