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This article was published on July 19, 2012


    Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson explain why the original Star Trek’s Enterprise is the best of all time

    Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson explain why the original Star Trek’s Enterprise is the best of all time


    Matthew Panzarino
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    Matthew Panzarino

    Matthew Panzarino was Managing Editor at TNW. He's no longer with the company, but you can follow him on Twitter. Matthew Panzarino was Managing Editor at TNW. He's no longer with the company, but you can follow him on Twitter.

    Every year at Comic-Con they wrap up with a battle of fantasy logic called the Starship Smackdown, where a bunch of well known nerds get together and argue down to the last about which spaceship is the best of all time. This year, it came down to the Enterprise NCC 1701 and the NCC 1701-A from the first movie.

    Badass Digest’s Devin Faraci has more color commentary, but apparently acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was in the audience, and jumped up to defend the once and forever greatest starship…