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DVD special feature
Series: VOY Season 1 DVD
Run time: 8 minutes 52 seconds
Release date: 24 February 2004
Language: English
Year: 2003

Real Science with Andre Bormanis is a series of specials, released on several Star Trek: Voyager DVDs.

The first is a nine-minute special released on the VOY Season 1 DVD.

In an interview from 31 March 2003, science consultant André Bormanis explains several scientific occurrences seen in Star Trek.

The short includes clips from TNG: "Yesterday's Enterprise", DS9: "Emissary", and the Star Trek: Voyager episodes "Caretaker", "Jetrel", "Cathexis", "Time and Again", "Scientific Method", "Parallax", "Eye of the Needle", "The Cloud", and "Future's End".

Bormanis explains some phenomena like the Badlands, wormholes, radiation, non-corporeal lifeforms, and time travel citing Fred Hoyle and H.G. Wells as pioneers in science fiction.

The special also includes several astronomical objects shot by the Hubble Space Telescope.