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Starfleet insigniaEdit

When Janeway comes to visit Kes, she says something about a "Vulcan master" and "design of our Starfleet insignia" (indicating her combadge). If someone has the DVD, could you review this line? (I was in my "galley" and didn't hear clearly.) Sounds like a reference to the origin of the design. Kojiro Vance | Talk 15:14, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

Janeway was speaking of Tuvok's Vulcan meditation lamp and how Tuvok got it from a Vulcan master, "at double the price" when the master saw their Starfleet insignia. Nothing about the origin of the design, sadly. :( --From Andoria with Love 15:18, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

Listed StardateEdit

Can anyone tell me where the stardate listed with this episode came from? I just watched the episode again and didn't really see or hear any reference to it. Someone associated 51008 with this episode's article, and it seems like an acurate enough number, but can anyone tell me where in the episode it was stated?– Foravalon 01:52, 22 June 2007 (UTC)

I believe it came from "The Voyager Conspiracy". --Alan 11:57, 5 September 2008 (UTC)

Quarks Edit

No, not the DS9 denizen. This episode gives the impression that Starfleet, or at least Tuvok, do not know of the existance of quarks. Was this episode written before the discovery of quarks? or was the writer lazy? MK 02:22, 12 July 2007 (UTC)

Forum:In a Voyager episode, Kes says that she can see "beyond the subatomic". What exactly is she seeing, and where can I learn more about it?Edit

Basically what the title says. What exactly is she seeing? Please go into lots of detail and provide links. I am a major science/Star Trek geek. The preceding unsigned comment was added by 75.18.2.127 (talk). 13:02, July 18, 2007

Well, I guess that technically, it's utter nonsense. Sub-atomic would be 'anything smaller than atoms', so there is by definition nothing 'beyond' that. What she meant was that she can see some very deep, fundamental (non-physical?) level of matter, that she can control with her mind. Presumably, this is a fairly common level at which non-corporeal and other super-powered aliens can operate? It may have something to do with the prevalent link between subspace and thought (static warp fields, perhaps the galactic barrier effects). -- Harry talk 19:09, 18 July 2007 (UTC)

Removed Edit

Removed the following:

Chakotay wasn't making a definitive statement, he was speculating, so it's unnecessary to comment on the truthfulness or accuracy of it.--31dot 11:56, 16 October 2008 (UTC)

Main Image Edit

Why was the main image changed from this image to this one? The former image seems more representative of the episode's plot (well, half of it), and more easily recognisable than some special effects shot that could be confused with other episodes. – Cleanse ( talk | contribs ) 11:29, April 13, 2010 (UTC)

I changed the image to the current one, which was an unused image, because it shows the most important part of the episode, well...right before the most important part, without spoiling that moment at the top of the page. Also, I would say the shot is fairly distinctive, as starship hulls don't "ripple" all that often; or course, that's a matter of opinion. :) - Archduk3 11:42, April 13, 2010 (UTC)

You can barely see the effect in the thumbnail though. The more distinctive element to me is actually the Borg tech, which makes it look like a shot from "Scorpion, Part II". I think a shot of either Seven or Kes from this episode would be more appropriate. We can have the molecular decohesion image in the summary somewhere. But this isn't really a big deal. Just sayin' is all. ;-)– Cleanse ( talk | contribs ) 12:07, April 13, 2010 (UTC)

Quotes removed Edit

"Perhaps she's experiencing an after effect of some kind."
"A reasonable diagnosis, for a security officer."
[...]
"Store it in a Biostasis chamber. It may still be active. If you think there's a risk Mr. Tuvok, you can throw one of your little forcefields around the chamber."
"A prudent security measure... for a doctor."

- The Doctor and Tuvok on Kes and later on a Borg implant.

"So what's it like out there in Galactic Cluster 3?"
"Beyond your comprehension."
"Try me."
"Galactic Cluster 3 is a transmaterial energy plane intersecting 22 billion omnicordial life-forms."
"Oh. Interesting."

- Kim and Seven of Nine

"We dropped out of... whatever it was we were in."

- Paris

Removed per MA:QUOTE.--31dot 00:30, December 21, 2010 (UTC)

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