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Author:  J Kaufman [ Mon Jul 22, 2013 2:28 pm ]
Post subject:  We don't say the name

It took the Times a whole five, count 'em, five grafs to get around to mentioning a canceled '60s space opera in a science story. The blurb writer, of course, could not resist.

Faster Than the Speed of Light?

The team is trying to determine whether faster-than-light travel — warp drive — might someday be possible.

Warp drive. Like on “Star Trek.”

Author:  Phillip Blanchard [ Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:27 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: We don't say the name

Note that someone came to their senses and rewrote the blurb.

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