The new timeline from the Abrams movies is officially called "Kelvin Timeline" from now. Definitely a good decision, but before you expect me to drop the name "Abramsverse" and rework the whole site, here are a few comments on the policy at EAS and on the new name.
Bryan Fuller reveals more details on the new series - good as well as worrying ones.
Anton Yelchin's death in a stupid accident, at the age of only 27, comes as a shock.
Reviews of two more Voyager season 2 episodes: "Deadlock" and "Innocence".
Here are three new ship designs in the Journal of Applied Treknology. If you sent something and it wasn't posted, please add images or improve your drawings!
A new episode of the fan film series Star Trek Continues has been released: "Come Not Between the Dragons". Here is my review. When Star Trek continues (the official Star Trek on the small screen), it should be like this fan episode.
New Poll: What do you think "Star Trek Beyond" will be like (compared to the two preceding movies)?
Here are two more reviews of Voyager season 2 episodes: "Lifesigns" and "Investigations".
See Thomas Stockel's review of the classic novel Spock Must Die!.
CBS reveals the first teaser trailer for the new Star Trek series. But as it couldn't be expected otherwise from a teaser, it isn't revealing at all.
We look at the Redresses of Jaheel's Ship in an all-new article. Actually, the ship has not been been redressed too often, but it is amazing how one design shows up in four science fiction universes in one way or another.
Another retro game review: Marten van Wier looks at Star Trek: Away Team.
Reviews of two great Voyager season 2 episodes: "Dreadnought" and "Death Wish".
Update to the article on Starfleet Buildings in San Francisco: In the alternate timeline, Starfleet Headquarters (or at least a part thereof) is apparently located in the city center of San Francisco, adjacent to 2nd Street. Thanks to Alexander for the hint!
Jörg and I have compiled an all-new article on the Bajoran subimpulse raider and its redresses. Variations of this small ship (originally from DS9: "The Siege") appeared in all four modern Star Trek series, as a physical model and as CGI.
We discovered that a Star Trek miniature that we already wrote a lot about had a past life in the Disney series Earth Star Voyager from 1988.
Here is a very detailed review by Florian Haag of Star Trek: Judgment Rites.
Jay Stobie reviews The Latter Fire, a TOS-era novel by James Swallow.
New write-up by Steve Justice: Warp Technology Development. It shows a possible rationale for the redefinition of the warp scale some time between the 23rd and the 24th century.
The photos posted by Rick Sternbach on Facebook show the the ventral side of the Springfield class (USS Chekov) and some details of the still undamaged models for the first time. I have accordingly updated the article series on the Wolf 359 ships.
Read the reviews of two more Voyager season 2 episodes: "Threshold" and "Meld"..
Here is my review of the latest episode of Starship Farragut, "The Crossing". It's clearly the best one of the series so far.
A new feature-length fan film has been released: "Star Trek Horizon", created by Tommy Kraft. Read my review.
Another big name among the producers of the new series. As startrek.com reports, Eugene "Rod" Roddenberry and Trevor Roth will act as executive producers of the upcoming Star Trek series. They join the already named producers Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin and Bryan Fuller. Roddenberry said: "While I will always be humbled by its legacy and the legions of fans who are its guardians, it's a genuine honor to be joining a team of imaginative and incredibly capable individuals whose endeavor it is to uphold the tenants of Star Trek's legacy while bringing it to audiences in a new era and on a contemporary platform."
startrek.com reports that Nicholas Meyer will join the new Star Trek TV series, as a member of the writing staff and a consulting producer. Meyer is famous for directing the fan favorites "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" and "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country" as well as writing for "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home", and as such part of the myth that the even numbers are the good ones.
Marten van Wier reviews the first five issues of Star Trek Early Voyages by Marvel Comics.
I have reviewed two more Voyager season 2 episodes: "Prototype" and "Alliances".
According to startrek.com, Bryan Fuller is the co-creator of the new Star Trek TV series, working together with Alex Kurtzman. Fuller's credits as a teleplay writer include Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek Voyager. He has been pushing for a new Star Trek TV series for a couple of years, saying that he "would love to take it back to its origin".
Two more Voyager season 2 reviews. Here are "Maneuvers" and "Resistance".
Read my review of "The Holiest Thing", the recently released episode of Star Trek New Voyages.
Here are two new Voyager season 2 reviews, of "Tattoo" and "Cold Fire".
Happy New Year 2016!
I am pleased to announce that the conversion of all pages to basic CSS/HTML4 is finished, although a lot of work is still necessary to optimize the CSS for all devices and browsers. The last converted batch consisted of the Observations articles, for which I found a solution to render them on a 640 pixels wide screen without horizontal scrolling (and hopefully without squinting as well).