May 17, 2013
Star Trek: Science mistakes

Celebrating the fact that the new Star Trek movie is out this weekend, here’s a list of Star Trek Science mistakes from

The problem is distance. Unless Delta Vega were a moon of Vulcan (and in the original series Spock says his planet has no moon), the planet would be way, way too far away to see as anything but a point of light in the sky. And that’s if it’s in the same star system; from another star, even Vulcan’s star might be too far away to see (also, Delta Vega is established in the original series as a remote planet, the location of a dilithium mining station).

Posted by Arcterex at May 17, 2013 10:49 AM