27 Feb '15, 8pm

#RIPSpock

#RIPSpock

“Mr. Scott, there are always alternatives." Once upon a 1967 Star Trek episode called “The Galileo Seven,” Spock finds himself and a small crew stuck on a hostile planet populated by barbaric giants. He’s commander of the crashed shuttlecraft that’s in need of fuel. Spock is considering leaving some of the crew behind to decrease the ship’s weight. Here are the lines from the script: SCOTT: Pressure's dropping. We're losing everything. SPOCK: What happened? SCOTT: One of the lines gave. The strain of coming through the atmosphere and the added load when we tried to bypass. Yes, that's done it. We have no fuel. SPOCK: That would seem to solve the problem of who to leave behind. Consider the alternatives, Mister Scott. SCOTT: We have no fuel! What alternatives? SPOCK: Mister Scott, there are always alternatives. In typical logical fashion, Spock uttered the quote, calm, cool...

Full article: http://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/serious-fun/4414626/...

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