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 The Omega Directive - Memory Alpha
The computer informs her she is obligated to initiate the Omega Directive immediately - all other orders are rescinded.
It is reasonable to assume that the Borg discovered about the Omega Directive from Jean-Luc Picard / Locutus, and the other Captains assimilated at Wolf 359 and in the battle in the Battle of Sector 001.
The reason why Torres was not at the Omega briefing was due to Roxann Dawson going into labor during the shooting of the episode.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/The_Omega_Directive   (1419 words)

 Prime Directive - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In real life, the creation of the Prime Directive is generally credited to Gene L. Coon, although is some contention as to whether science fiction writer Theodore Sturgeon, who wrote of the Prime Directive in an unused script for the original series, actually came up with it first.
The Prime Directive closely mirrors the zoo hypothesis explanation for the Fermi paradox.
Sometimes the Directive is deliberately violated; circa stardate 2534.0 (2266), cultural observer and historian John Gill openly created a regime based on Nazi Germany on a primitive planet in a misguided effort to create a more benign version of the original.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prime_Directive   (2561 words)

 LCARSCom.Net | The LCARS Computer Network | A Star Trek Fan Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The scientists were able to synthesize a single Omega molecule but only for a fraction of a second before it destabilised, destroying the research center and killing all 127 scientists.
Starfleet's reasoning is since Omega is believed to be the most powerful substance known to exist, information of it should not fall into the wrong hands.
When an Omega molecule is encountered, all other priorities are to be rescinded and Starfleet is to be informed of the discovery.
www.lcarscom.net /directive.htm   (417 words)

 Voyager - The Omega Directive
The Omega Directive is a command protocol for extermination of the Omega Molecule.
Note: When the Omega Directive is initated, Starfleet Command is to be notified of the situation.
Omega explosion destroyed the outpost and made warp in the sector impossible.
www.angelfire.com /trek/aquariusarchive/Omega.html   (805 words)

 THE OMEGA DIRECTIVE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Starfleet, in an attempt to keep all information of the destruction of the research center and the subspace rupture secret, suppressed all knowledge of the experiment and fabricated the story of a natural phenomena occurring in the Lantauro sector which causes the lack of warp travel in a radius of 3.2 light-years.
Named after the last letter in the Greek alphabet and chosen to represent a threat not only to the Federation but to the entire Galaxy, the Omega Directive states any and all Omega molecules found are to be destroyed at all costs.
The Omega Directive II Briefing: The Omega Directive was created to deal with a threat not only to the Federation, but to the entire Alpha Quadrant; and indeed the whole Galaxy.
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 [No title]
Omega is the most powerful substance known to the Federation; a single molecule contains the same energy as an entire warp core.
Such is Omega´s nature, and potential catastrophe, Janeway´s standing orders state that should she ever encounter Omega, she is to isolate it, and then destroy it at any cost.
The Federation would seek to destroy Omega because of its huge threat ot life, but the Borg instead attempted to harness its colossal power for their own means: this resulted in the destruction of 29 vessels, and 600 000 Borg drones.
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Ketteract - Omega was first synthesized over a 100 years ago by a Starfleet physicist named Ketteract; Ketteract managed to synthesize a single molecule of Omega but it only existed for a fraction of a second before it destabilized and Ketteract and 126 of the Federation's leading scientists were lost in the accident.
Omega Directive - After Voyager encounters the Omega phenomenon, Janeway accesses the secured file on Omega and is ordered to implement the Omega Directive; protocol forbids Janeway from discussing Omega with the crew; Janeway says that the Omega Directive authorizes her to use whatever means necessary to destroy Omega.
Prime Directive - When Tuvok points out to Janeway that they are about to violate the Prime Directive, she says that for the duration of this mission the Prime Directive is rescinded.
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 Omega Directive - Memory Alpha
The Omega Directive (denoted Ω) is a classified Starfleet general order requiring the Captain of a starship to notify Starfleet Command immediately upon detection of an Omega molecule.
The Omega Directive was deemed necessary because of the extreme power and the threat to interstellar civilization posed by even a single molecule.
Although the Directive was adapted to meet the specialized needs of a ship far from Starfleet, the molecules were destroyed as ordered, even naturally stabilizing just prior to their destruction.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Omega_Directive   (647 words)

 General Orders
Starfleet Command recognizes the right of each ship commander to interpret the specifications of the Prime Directive as he sees fit, consistent with the conditions of other existing general orders in effect, and based upon circumstances that may arise in dealing with newly discovered sentient races.
The conditions and specifications of the Prime Directive shall henceforth apply to all sentient lifeforms discovered, whether they are of natural or artificial origin.
The Omega Directive was created to deal with a threat not only to the Federation, but to the entire Alpha Quadrant; and indeed the whole Galaxy.
soultrek.net /faq/generalorders.htm   (1832 words)

 United Federation of Planets General Orders and Directives at Sector23.com
As the right of each sentient being to live in accordance with its normal cultural evolution is considered sacred, no Starfleet personnel may interfere with the normal and healthy development of alien life and culture.
Starfleet personnel may not violate this Prime Directive, even to save their lives and/or their ships, unless they are acting to right an earlier violation or an accidental contamination of said culture.
The conditions and specifications of the Prime Directive shall henceforth apply to all sentient life forms discovered, whether they are of natural or artificial origin.
www.jedihaven.com /ufpDirectives.htm   (1885 words)

 The Omega Directive
I thnik she meant to say that the Omega directive took precedence "for the duration of the mission", but when I heard it it sounded like she said "dictation" instead of "duration." It might have been my TV though...
In addition, the AOTW apparenlty has no prime directive, since they're conducting their experiments in a system containing a planet with a pre-warp civilization (I never got the impression that they were one in the same), with possible catastrophic results.
Omega is the last letter of the Greek alphabet, and I KNOW that the Greek alphabet is used quite a bit in the Star Trek universe.
www.nitcentral.com /voyager4/theomega.htm   (13773 words)

 The Omega Directive
Was the "omega meson" that the dictionary described the same omega that Janeway and Company battled in "The Omega Directive?" Of that I'm not so sure.
The fact that 600,000 drones were "sacrificed" in the attempt to synthesize the molecule and that their deaths were considered "irrelevant" by Seven not only showed the importance of the molecule to the Borg, but the Borg's wanton disregard for life, even that of their own kind.
It implied that the omega directive was the exact opposite of the prime directive in every way, which became evident later in the episode.
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 On a Wagon Train to Afghanistan
Part V concludes that the proper and modern understanding of the Prime Directive dictates that the value of cultural autonomy must be balanced with the inevitability of cultural interference and transformation.
The Prime Directive operates both to ensure respect for the mores of savvy, star-traveling cultures and to protect "primitive," planet- bound cultures from the revelation that they are not alone in the universe.
Whether the Prime Directive is the bright-line rule introduced in the original series, prohibiting significant contact with pre-warp cultures, or the fuzzy rule that emerged in TNG, prohibiting interference in societies' domestic affairs, one should not be left with the mistaken impression that the Prime Directive is uniformly observed.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
She briefs the senior staff on Omega, in a scene that shows just how apt a name "Omega" (i.e., "the end") truly is. I would, however, like to ask why B'Elanna--the chief engineer, no less--wasn't in on the briefing about Omega.
The first is a moment when she appeals to Chakotay as a spiritual man. In a scene where she describes a very personal belief of Omega's "perfection," we see that the Borg's opinion of Omega borders on the deistic, and realize that the destruction of Omega, if necessary, will be a personal tragedy for her.
After all, the only reason Omega experiments aren't conducted in the Federation is because the Federation willingly decided to *destroy* all such knowledge pertaining to Omega in the interests of safety.
www.st-hypertext.com /plaintext/voy-t4/omega.txt   (2280 words)

 Erik Bründermann, The Omega Directive.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Abstract: The former Borg, 7 of 9, used a frequency of 1.68 THz to stabilize the Omega particle which is considered to be the perfect energy source in the Voyager universe, a particle known at the time of the Big Bang.
The images are screenshots or parts of screenshots of the TV voyager episode: The Omega Directive.
The Omega molecules are enclosed in a containment chamber irradiated by 1.68 THz and eventually form a crystal like structure of particles 010.
homepage.ruhr-uni-bochum.de /Erik.Bruendermann/the_omega_directive.html   (300 words)

 [Voyager] "The Killing Game Pt. 1" Mission Log
The destructive power of the Omega Particle was so great that Starfleet decided to destroy it, keep its existence secret and create the Omega Directive--whenever this substance is discovered, Starfleet is obligated to destroy it and any related research material; this order even overrides the Prime Directive.
Obviously, to keep the existence of Omega a secret, the only way Starfleet officers were made aware of the Omega Directive is when their ship's sensors detect it or traces of its effects (upon which the ship goes into "Omega Mode" and fills the captain in).
Janeway sets out to locate the source of the shockwave and destroy the Omega device/research (or what remains of it) that was responsible.
trekweb.com /Voyager/missions/189.html   (453 words)

 Star Trek - Voyager - Season 4 - The Omega Directive
Voyager's sensors have detected the Omega molecule, which is a highly unstable phenomenon.
The Omega molecule is the most powerful substance known to exist and could create a subspace rupture that would make warp travel impossible.
When Seven questions him later, he pleads with her not to destroy Omega, saying that the discovery of the phenomenon is the lifeblood of his people.
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 Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The omega molecule was detected independently by the Federation, the Borg and an alien civilization in the Gamma Quadrant, however, each time the attempt to employ it as a power source failed.
The Federation issued the Omega Directive that obliges every Starfleet captain to destroy any detected omega molecule under all circumstances.
Energy stored in the Phaser is released within a short time and directed towards the target, unlike the usually constant energy output of lasers.
www.bravofleet.com /bravofleet/encyclopedia.html   (15981 words)

 Jim Reviews: The Omega Directive
Prime Directive can be rescinded; Talos IV can be made a pit stop; the Omega Directive itself can be made malleable to suit her circumstances...but if it means they might not get home, forget it.
Janeway's adherence to The Omega Directive was not slavish.
The Omega Directive is disturbing, but understandable, though one can hope that Picard might get his chance to chat with Omega one of these days and get to the bottom of things.
www.reviewboy.com /omega.html   (8507 words)

 Omega Directive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
concerning the omega directive is to be relayed to the ship's crew under any circumstances.
The prime directive may be disregarded during such a mission, if necessary.
prime directive is even minimally anticipated, it is authorized and, advised.
home.insightbb.com /~r.resnick/Omega.html   (261 words)

 The Fourteenth Fleet
Directive 010: "Before engaging alien species in battle, any and all attempts to make first contact and achieve a non-military solution must be made."
Directive 101: Assures that an individual accused of a crime has the right to remain silent.
Omega Directive: Requires the Captain of a starship to notify Starfleet Command immediately upon detection of an Omega molecule and authorizes use of any means necessary to destroy it, even at the cost of violating the Prime Directive.
www.14th.org /index.php?page=sfreg   (622 words)

 Star Trek: Voyager: The Omega Directive - TV.com
Voyager is forced out of warp by the detection of a dangerous and powerful particle called 'Omega' which only Janeway and Seven of Nine know about on board the ship.
Due to the nature of the particle, only Starfleet Captains are informed and are ordered to destroy it at all costs, as it has the power to destroy subspace.
Roxann Dawson had actually had to leave to have her baby daughter, and would be missing for the next couple of episodes.
tv.com /.../the-omega-directive/episode/10728/summary.html   (280 words)

 Omega Directive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Ketoract even postulated Omega was the primal source of energy for the
The scientists were able to synthesize a single Omega molecule but only for a fraction of a
Omega Directive states any and all Omega molecules found are to be destroyed at all costs.
www.ccdump.org /omega.html   (382 words)

The Voyager's sensors detect the highly unstable Omega molecule nearby, and following Starfleet protocol, Captain Janeway sets out to destroy it.
Factoid: The Omega molecule was first synthesized over 100 years ago by a Starfleet physicist named Ketteract.
Factoid: The Borg learned of the Omega molecule -- designated Particle 010 -- 229 years ago through assimilating 13 different species, including Species 262 and Species 263.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Omega Directive is initiated when a Starfleet vessel sensors detect the the presence of the infamous Omega particle
Omega particles are presumed to be artificially generated by aliens and is a very unstable particle that can serve as a virtually inexhaustable power source.
Thus, after failed Federation experiments, it is ordered that it be destroyed by any Starfleet vessel that encounters it, even to the expense of abandoning the prime directive.
members.lycos.co.uk /ussfang/omega.htm   (165 words)

 The Omega Directive
As Janeway tells Tuvok that this is a part of the final frontier that wasn't meant to be crossed, Seven tells Chakotay that she has a plan to neutralize and stabilize the omega particles, which the Borg consider perfection; it's a spiritual quest for her.
The Omega Directive isn't even worth taking seriously as a directive, though it sure would have been interesting to see it on TNG - scientific assassination teams swarming the Enterprise, with Picard making demands for science and reason.
"The Omega Glory" was a better episode than "The Omega Directive." Janeway reciting the Preamble to the Constitution to Seven would have been more inspiring than the pat speech we got at the end.
www.littlereview.com /getcritical/voyreviews/omegadir.htm   (1182 words)

 Ex Astris Scientia - Delta Quadrant Ships of Unknown Affiliation
The model is the one previously used for the Cardassian and later for the Klingon military freighters.
The rescue vessels appeared in VOY: "The Omega Directive".
The ships may be equipped with warp drive, but it couldn't be activated because of the disruption of subspace caused by the Omega Molecule.
www.ex-astris-scientia.org /schematics/unknown_ships2.htm   (1891 words)

 The Omega Directive - STARTREKFANS.NET   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
I just watched the episode in which the Omega Particle is detected, and the computer starts the alarm to notify the Captain.
I would think that once the first officer becomes the Cpt he or she would then be given access to all of the information that the Captain has.
I would also think that a computer briefing would be given to the new captain explaining what Omega is and what his or her duty is if it is detected.
www.startrekfans.net /index.php?showtopic=874   (1035 words)

 ST-v-SW.Net Tech Archive :: The Borg Have Been Busy
She could've been referring to the assimilation of the "useful scientific data" or the creation of the molecule, after all, as opposed to the simple mythological reference to a sky-burning substance.
However, the most straightforward interpretation is that the assimilation of 262 and their first inkling of Omega was in 2145.
We know, for instance, that as late as the 2130's the Borg were still assimilating some of their basic technologies (as viewed from the 24th Century perspective) from more advanced races.
www.st-v-sw.net /archive/TAborg.html   (4644 words)

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