A Few Times Star Trek got History (or Future History) Wrong

The Star Trek franchise has a complicated relationship with history. In particular, Star Trek has gotten its history and future history wrong in interesting ways.

An elaborate future history is an important part of the Star Trek universe. Predictably, reality has wreaked havoc with some of Star Trek’s future history. Yet the series gets a few things right and…




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Daniel G. Jennings

Daniel G. Jennings

Daniel G. Jennings is a writer who lives and works in Colorado. He is a lifelong history buff who is fascinated by stocks, politics, and cryptocurrency.

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