Video du jour: Star Trek's warp drive effect through the years

One of the most striking things about the new Star Trek movie captained by J. J. Abrams is the way the warp drives of the ships just popped. It was a lot more forceful than the way Star Trek vessels traditionally went into warp, with a whining hum and a bunch of strechted-out lights.

Don't take my word for it, though — check it out in the video above. All of the warp drive effects, from the beginning to the present.

Via Gizmodo

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