These Star Trek Technologies May Soon Become Reality

When the iconic science fiction television show Star Trek first premiered in 1966, humanity had yet to walk on the moon, and things like cell phones and the Internet were still decades away from becoming reality. Still, the groundbreaking show also featured an array of futuristic weapons, ships, and devices to go along with the countless habitable worlds explored by the starship U.S.S. Enterprise and its intrepid crew. This included things like photon torpedoes, food replicators, warp drives, phasers, tractor beams, transporters, and even a universal translator, all of which added to the forward-looking and visionary aspect of the entire Star Trek universe. In the decades since the original Star Trek series, a number of those devices and technologies have moved closer to reality, while some others are already part of our everyday experience.

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