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[[File:Temporal causality loop.jpg|thumb|A schematic of the ''Enterprise''-D's course through a rupture]]
 
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{{disambiguation|rd=Spacetime continuum|the phenomena encountered by the USS ''Enterprise''|space-time continuum}}
 
{{disambiguation|rd=Spacetime continuum|the phenomena encountered by the USS ''Enterprise''|space-time continuum}}
In [[physics]] and [[mathematics]], '''spacetime''', or more fully as the '''spacetime continuum''', is the singular continuum in which [[three-dimensional]] [[space]] and the singular dimension of [[time]] co-exist.
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In [[physics]] and [[mathematics]], '''spacetime''', or more fully as the '''spacetime continuum''', is the singular continuum in which [[three-dimensional]] [[space]] and the singular [[dimension]] of [[time]] co-exist.
   
 
When a [[starship]] reaches the speed of [[warp 10]], it goes into [[subspace]] and exists at every point in space at once, in superposition. ({{VOY|Threshold}}) Exceeding warp 10 would allow a starship to travel backwards in time. ({{TNG|Time Squared}})
 
When a [[starship]] reaches the speed of [[warp 10]], it goes into [[subspace]] and exists at every point in space at once, in superposition. ({{VOY|Threshold}}) Exceeding warp 10 would allow a starship to travel backwards in time. ({{TNG|Time Squared}})
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According to [[Spock]], "''In order to function, the [[galactic creation point]] must extend through space, time, into another dimension where the [[logic]] of things is [[magic|totally different]].''" ({{TAS|The Magicks of Megas-Tu}})
   
 
The [[Krenim weapon ship]], used by [[Annorax]], worked by pushing the target outside the spacetime continuum, thus deleting it from [[history]]. ({{VOY|Year of Hell}})
 
The [[Krenim weapon ship]], used by [[Annorax]], worked by pushing the target outside the spacetime continuum, thus deleting it from [[history]]. ({{VOY|Year of Hell}})
   
 
Disruption to the spacetime continuum can have serious repercussions. In [[2368]], for example, the {{USS|Enterprise|NCC-1701-D|-D}} unknowingly entered a rupture in the spacetime continuum, which threw the ship and its crew into a [[temporal causality loop]], experiencing the same time frame over and over. ({{TNG|Cause and Effect}})
 
Disruption to the spacetime continuum can have serious repercussions. In [[2368]], for example, the {{USS|Enterprise|NCC-1701-D|-D}} unknowingly entered a rupture in the spacetime continuum, which threw the ship and its crew into a [[temporal causality loop]], experiencing the same time frame over and over. ({{TNG|Cause and Effect}})
 
Similar phenomena, such as [[spatial rupture]]s or [[subspace rift]]s, have been encountered by numerous [[starship]]s throughout the [[Milky Way Galaxy|galaxy]].
 
   
 
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Temporal causality loop

A schematic of the Enterprise-D's course through a rupture

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In physics and mathematics, spacetime, or more fully as the spacetime continuum, is the singular continuum in which three-dimensional space and the singular dimension of time co-exist.

When a starship reaches the speed of warp 10, it goes into subspace and exists at every point in space at once, in superposition. (VOY: "Threshold") Exceeding warp 10 would allow a starship to travel backwards in time. (TNG: "Time Squared")

According to Spock, "In order to function, the galactic creation point must extend through space, time, into another dimension where the logic of things is totally different." (TAS: "The Magicks of Megas-Tu")

The Krenim weapon ship, used by Annorax, worked by pushing the target outside the spacetime continuum, thus deleting it from history. (VOY: "Year of Hell")

Disruption to the spacetime continuum can have serious repercussions. In 2368, for example, the USS Enterprise-D unknowingly entered a rupture in the spacetime continuum, which threw the ship and its crew into a temporal causality loop, experiencing the same time frame over and over. (TNG: "Cause and Effect")

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