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Advanced Star Trek space suits and parachutes. They make a "space-jump". One presumes that since they have a term for it, the suits are engineered specifically for that action. But really..falling is not the same as re-entry. As the Space Shuttle reenters the atmosphere, it is going fast. Super-super fast. In orbit, this is about 7,700 m/s (from NASA). ...


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Red Matter - The rare mineral decalithium is processed into red matter that creates a black hole when it comes in contact with nuclear matter. It was presented with a lot of artistic license which made it red when in actuality it wouldn't be and also the matter being "destroyed" (we know it can't be, but Vulcan went poof) yet the spacecrafts didn't, just ...


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First, you can't cure injuries. You treat them. But the Federation medical science, while advanced, is still incapable of treating severe damage immediately. Even in the TNG era, severe spinal injuries can leave someone in a wheelchair. Only experimental spinal transporter surgery helped Worf. The reboot movies are set hundreds of years before TNG. They ...


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Could be a case of art imitating life here, airlines have been equipping clear curtains which serve three functions simultaneously. Dampen sound. Provide a physical barrier to discourage people passing through them. Allow an air marshal to be able to see into all cabins without moving around the plane. It seems perfectly reasonable then to assume that a ...


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We already know they have anti-grav / levitation technology; not least because in the second scene of the film, a policeman/bot is portrayed riding an anti-grav motorbike. Is this just an anachronism/oversight by the film's producers? Are you forgetting the tremendous amount of power that is required to constantly levitate? If you're into the physics, you ...


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