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August 30, 2006

Ph.D. on Star Trek

Filed under: Just for fun — indexfundfan @ 12:02 am

It seems like these days, you can get a Ph.D. for just about in anything. According to this news article, a Ph.D. thesis, titled “Broadcast Space: TV Culture, Myth and Star Trek” has been written on Star Trek:

It’s the PhD thesis that boldly goes where no thesis has gone before. Djoymi Baker watched 700 episodes – 624 hours without ads – of Star Trek and its spin-offs, dating from 1966 to 2005, in the name of research.

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1 Comment »

  1. More like in the name of being a nerd! Good blog by the way.

    Comment by Stu — September 12, 2006 @ 2:08 pm


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