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Book Identification: Travel Between Planets Becoming Impossible
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The bits sound very similar to A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge. The Milky Way galaxy is divided into Zones of Thought, where the innermost zone closer to the galactic core allows for only ...

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What is a top-shaped ship in Battlestar Galactica?
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This looks very much like Ralph McQuarrie's (original BSG's concept illustrator) early Cylon Baseship concept art. Here are some samples from the above page (click for larger images): More ...

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How did all the Doctors know to save Gallifrey?
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12th Doctor (Capaldi) knew to come because 11 (Smith) retained his own memories. For the others it's not shown on-screen, but we can safely assume that War (Hurt), 10 (Tennant), and 11 contacted the ...

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Is there good canon evidence for the "Nightmare Matrix"?
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With regards to The Matrix Online, the references to the prior "Nightmare" version of the Matrix was within the Ashencourte and Widow's Moor Constructs. In the game, constructs were special areas ...

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Why did it take Jack-52 three years to find the cabin?
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My understanding is that Even though It takes him this long to find the cabin because The areas Jack and Victoria are servicing is very large, and without assistance of flyers and monitors, it ...

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Are Gorn and Tamarian related?
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Technically, probably yes. (But we don't know for sure) According to a TNG episode "The Chase" (season 6, episode 20), a lone ancient race of beings scouted our galaxy before there was any humanoid ...

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Short story about an immortal being who creates human body (and falls in love?)
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Found it! Theodore Sturgeon's "The Golden Egg" It's a bit different than I remember, perhaps something was lost in translation.

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Why didn't Obi-Wan tell the truth to Anakin on Mustafar?
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After their confrontation, when Obi-Wan and Bail Organa bring Amidala to the secret asteroid base Polis Massa, the medical droid says: Medically, she is completely healthy. For reasons we can't ...

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Origin of the other gravitational anomalies?
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I understood it as Cooper's own attempts at locating the proper time when he could communicate with Murph, while he was trapped in the tesseract. It was him "flipping" through the different time ...

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In Interstellar, do people age while in cryo-sleep?
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Revived Mann appeared to not having aged at all, even though the same 23 years have passed for him as for Rommily. I believe it's safe to assume that the cryo-sleep does suspend, or at the very least ...

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Are the events in "The No-Brainer" part of the pattern?
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There is a link, but not a direct one. The killer, Brian Dempsey, was working in the field of biotechnology on the computer program that was able to kill people. It is strongly implied in later ...

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Married Couples in the Star Trek Universe?
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Adding to the other answers' lists, and concentrating on major crew members. Voyager: - Janeway was engaged prior to her mission to the Badlands. - Tuvok is married with children and a ...

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Do we ever see a pregnant crewmember on TNG?
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In Voyager, Kes was seen giving birth to hers and Tom Paris' daughter in an alternate future in an episode "Before and After."

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Had the Doctor shown anyone their future before Vincent?
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He seems to take "famous" hitchhikers every now and then. Queen Nefertiti travels with 11th Doctor and the Ponds in "Dinosaurs on a Spaceship." Queen Elizabeth I travels with 10th Doctor on at least ...

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How many sentient bio-ships have been shown in the Star Trek universe?
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Species 8472's (a.k.a. the Undine) ships are made primarily of organic technology, and are even referred to as "bioships" on the show and on Memory Alpha wiki. Their ships were therefore vulnerable ...

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Farscape: Leviathans in the wild
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According to the Farscape Wiki, Leviathans permanently stayed in space where they move with ease. They did not often visit the surface of planets, where the gravity and their own weight made ...

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Can the Doctor do more with his sonic screwdriver?
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It seems that the sonic screwdriver has evolved over time with a slew of new functions. It only makes sense, because The Doctor probably tinkers with it constantly when he's bored. The TARDIS wiki ...

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What's the Title of that Novel Where an Alien Monolith Makes the Earth Lose Electricity?
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The premise of the show reminded me of Robert Silverberg's "The Alien Years". Although that novel is not about a monolith, but rather about an alien invasion. Fifteen feet tall, the Entities land ...

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How did Jack find the Doctor's hand?
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From "The Empty Child": Jack: Well, maybe we should go find him. Rose: And how you gonna do that? Jack: Easy. I'll just scan for alien tech. Rose: Finally, a professional. Presumably, Jack ...

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