‘Star Trek’ Fans Give Vulcan a Home

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — “Star Trek” fans, rejoice. An online vote to name Pluto’s two newest, itty-bitty moons is over. And No. 1 is Vulcan, a name suggested by actor William Shatner, who played Capt. Kirk in the original “Star Trek” TV series. Vulcan snared nearly 200,000 votes among the more than 450,000 cast during […]

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‘Star Trek’s’ Future is History in New Book

(Reuters) – For a fan base obsessed with a fictional future, the past sure seems to matter. More than 45 years after “Star Trek” took fans boldly into the 23rd century, television writer David A. Goodman has written the first detailed narrative in history-book form of events depicted in the iconic science-fiction TV and movie […]

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Klingon Goes Boldly Beyond ‘Star Trek’ into Pop Culture

(Reuters) – Why learn French when you could learn Klingon? The language created more than 30 years ago for the “Star Trek” race of long-haired warriors has moved boldly into pop culture where few other alien tongues have gone before. With a new book about the classic Klingon starship, Bird-of-Prey, and a Klingon spoof of […]

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