“Warp speed,” “Prime Directive” predate Star Trek, per new reference tool

Enlarge / The term “warp drive” actually predates its first use in the long-running Star Trek franchise by 14 years. (credit: Paramount Pictures) There’s no denying the profound influence that the Star Trek franchise has had on our shared popular culture. But it turns out that some of the best-known terms associated with the series—transporter, […]