Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock

I originally posted this article on Home Cinema Addict but since it's Star Trek related, it seemed fitting to repost it here:

Leonard Nimoy, an icon of Science Fiction died today in Bel-Air, Los Angeles, California, aged 83. He had been suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He revealed he was suffering from the disease …

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In at least one instance (TOS episode Tomorrow Is Yesterday), the communicator served as an emergency-signaling device/beacon. Communicators also allow direct contact between individuals or via a ship's communication system.

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The communicator in the Star Trek universe surpasses the capabilities of modern mobile phone technology. It allows crew members …

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If you're of my vintage, you'll have grown up watching original runs of the original Star Trek episodes. In fact, "The Devil in the Dark" episode was the very first program on TV I saw in color!

People seem to have the greatest allegiance to the show they grew up with. It was Next Gen …

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At a time when the Original Series of Star Trek (TOS) had been rerun so many times that prints were hazy, scratched and dull, Paramount/CBS decided it was time to remaster the original series by cleaning up the original master prints, boosting the picture quality and re-recording the background music. Then they decided to go …

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