Gene Roddenberry wasn't a scientist, but he saw the future. From teleportation to tablets to warp drives, Star Trek inspired kids worldwide to invent amazing technologies. One of those kids was Dr. Marc Rayman, Chief Propulsion Engineer at NASA's JPL.
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Fantastic stuff. Thanks, Jesus!
And why is it that nearly everything William Shatner is involved in turns to gold? Except Priceline where he uses his karate moves to cut the prices down, of course. I love that man.