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Dr. Erin Macdonald is an astrophysicist, aerospace engineer, and science fiction consultant. She has served as the science adviser for the Star Trek franchise since 2019, and her name appears in the end-credits of Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 as a technical consultant.

Doctor Erin, a character mentioned in LD: "First First Contact", was named after her. [1]

She appeared in TRR: "Memento Mori" in a segment "The Science of Star Trek with Dr. Erin Macdonald" to explain the science behind brown dwarf stars, gravity wells, escape velocity, gravitational redshift, and black holes as depicted in SNW: "Memento Mori".

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