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Referenced in the final draft script of the Star Trek: The Original Series first season episode "The Galileo Seven", nucleonic attraction was a type of force. In 2267, it drew the Class F shuttlecraft Galileo off course, towards Murasaki 312, after the vessel lost power and its occupants lost control of the spacecraft. Lieutenant Boma noted that he and the other officers aboard the shuttlecraft had underestimated the strength of the nucleonic attraction.

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