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Bead Me Down, Scotty

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Artist Devorah Sperber has created another Star Trek sculpture made out of spools, chenille stems and semi-translucent beads.

In the lobby of the Microsoft Studio D office in Redmond, Washington is a unique sculpture, which appears to show the crew of the original series materializing before their eyes.

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Takei: The Census: Be Counted

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

George Takei and his husband Brad Altman urge same-sex couples to complete the 2010 census and show America how many of them are in a marriage or consider themselves married even if not legally wed.

Takei, complete in a Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan uniform, urged fellow gay couples to participate in the census. “[You may ask] why I’m still wearing this Starfleet uniform,” he said. “It’s to get you to actually listen to this important message, that affects how our community and marriages such as ours are viewed by this nation. Be counted!”

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One-Billionth Scale USS Enterprise

Monday, March 15th, 2010

In what certainly has to be the smallest scale ever for a science-fiction ship model, two scientists have constructed the USS Enterprise in a one-billionth scale.

The scale model of the Enterprise is so tiny, that it can only be seen by an electron microscope.

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Trek Garners VES Award Nominations

Monday, January 18th, 2010

Star Trek XI has added to its list of award nominations with the word that the Visual Effects Society has nominated the film in two categories.

Nominees were chosen in twenty categories in film, animation, television, commercials and video games.

Star Trek XI will be facing off against the popular Avatar, which received eleven VES nominations in seven categories.

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Stewart: X-Men Yes, Star Trek No

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Patrick Stewart‘s days as Captain Jean-Luc Picard are now behind him.

Fans at DragonCon last weekend got the word from Stewart himself that he will probably return in X-Men, but don’t expect to see Jean-Luc Picard again. Audiences “had not seen the last of Xavier,” said Stewart.

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