Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry was committed to making the science in his show as accurate as he could, while still keeping far-out impossible things like interstellar travel in the mix. Over the years, the various spin-off shows and reboots have come up with all kinds of future tech devices, many of which are rooted in actual observable science fact. So ahead of the Season 2 premiere of Star Trek: Discovery, debuting exclusively on CBS All Access on January 17, let’s boldly go where no one has gone before… and look at all the science that Star Trek has gotten the most right over the years.
Director of Partnerships for Movies and TV at Fandom, Brian previously held positions in Marketing, Editorial, and Branded Content at Fandom. He has been on the fan-media scene since dial-up, and loves space sagas and superheroes.