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Klingon ignites passion for ‘universal’ language

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In Star Trek, the Klingons are an extraterrestrial humanoid warrior species who speak forcefully in a harsh, guttural language. Despite its disagreeable sound, ‘Klingonese’ has developed an extraordinary following in real-life. Although the Klingon language was mentioned in the early Star Trek episode The Trouble with Tribbles (1967), it wasn’t until Star Trek: The Motion [...]

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Anniversary Star Trek coin portrays Captain Picard and The Next Generation crew

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Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek: The Next Generation debuted in 1987 and ran for 178 episodes over seven seasons until 1994, making it the longest running Star Trek series to date. Set a century after Captain James T. Kirk embarked on his famous five year mission, the new series followed the 24th century adventures of Captain [...]

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Coin marks 30 years of Star Trek: The Next Generation with portrait of inspirational Captain Jean-Luc Picard

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Fans of Star Trek: The Next Generation idolise Jean-Luc Picard as one of Starfleet’s most inspirational captains. An accomplished diplomat and tactician, he made a deep impression as commander of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D at a time of major upheavals in galactic history. During an extraordinary career, he made contact with no fewer than 27 [...]

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New Spock coin commemorates Star Trek’s famous Mirror, Mirror episode

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Mirror, Mirror was one of the most memorable and influential episodes from Star Trek: The Original Series. Its fascination lay in the provocative concept of parallel universes. After all, many of us have wondered at one time or another whether humans can co-exist in parallel worlds. Half a century after Mirror, Mirror aired for the [...]

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Cast of original stars shine on 50th anniversary Star Trek commemorative coin

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Earlier releases from the Star Trek coin program portrayed Captain James T. Kirk and First Officer Spock. This new addition featuring a vividly coloured design celebrates the intrepid leaders once again, but this time alongside five other memorable crew members from the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701. Struck from 2oz of 99.9% pure silver, the new coin [...]

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