Molly Jackson: Star Trek’s Broken Promise

Molly Jackson

Molly Jackson is a many-fandomed geek living in NYC. Basically, name the fandom and she has an opinion. When she isn't working her day job, you can usually find her waiting on line for a comic signing. You can also read up on her exploits as Wilderowens at [insertgeekhere].

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  1. Gary says:

    We have the beginnings of replicator technology with 3D printing. You can replicate some things with them but, no doubt, the technology will rapidly advance and we’ll be able to replicate a lot more useful things with 3D printers. Here’s a list of 20 things people might be surprised were created with a Generation 1 (!) Replicator:

    I don’t see them replicating biological matter any time soon though…

  2. Mindy Newell says:

    Well, I don’t know about a replicator, Molly, but did you know that a NASA physicist developed an ion-driven starship…okay, spaceship? He was inspired by “SPACE SEED,” the TOS episode that introduced Khan Noonian SIngh to the ST universe. Yes, the Botany Bay had an ion-drive.

    One thing…I have to admit that when I hear the word “replicator” in regards to science fiction, I think of the mechanical spider-like thingies from FARSCAPE.

    • Erik Mcshepherd says:

      I beleive you are refering to Star Gate SG1,on the spider like nano Robots …I Am an aspiring writer working on a battlestar Galactica back story about the rise of the cylon war machine,can you refer me to any source material,circa after caprica and before the fall