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How Star Trek revolutionised​ the modern world

Star Trek recently celebrated its 51st birthday and this week with the launch of Star Trek Discovery the mission to entertain and inspire continues with renewed vigor. The scientific inventions that we use on a daily basis inspired by WW2 … Continue reading

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Happy 50th Birthday Star Trek

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the airing of the first ever Star Trek episode on television, September 8th 1966.   Star Trek was and remains one of the most beloved television shows in history and has influenced television and … Continue reading

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Star Trek Beyond Review (Mild Spoilers)

The original Star Trek show was lauded for its starting point of putting a positive vision of the future in the otherwise gloomy world of the late 1960’s.  Today, the world in some ways is under more threat than ever. … Continue reading

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Mr Spock in words and pictures

Here is a bonus third post of the week, following my recent post on Leonard Nimoy and Mr. Spock.  For those with no interest in Star Trek, normal service will resume on Saturday with a cultural blog on Lisbon! Rather … Continue reading

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Remembering Leonard Nimoy and Mr. Spock

I was in Portugal on Friday when I heard the sad news of the death of Leonard Nimoy and whilst very saddened was not entirely surprised given his recent health problems.  I shouldn’t have been surprised that his death was … Continue reading

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