On occasion, the average viewer would be mistaken for interpreting many of the logical diatribes of the Vulcan character Spock (played by Leonard Nimoy) as
Whether Gene Roddenberry – a former union-leader and police officer – intended it or not, his original series of Star Trek (which first aired in
Later in his life, he also designed submarine devices to explore the ocean’s depths. He reported the earth to be round, but also once stated that on one occasion, the earth looked ‘flat’ with turned-up edges. Gene Roddenberry – the creator of Star Trek – used Auguste Piccard as the inspiration for Captain Jean-Luc Picard.