The following infographic charts how science and science-fiction have influenced each other through the television show Star Trek. Thanks to the dudes at Space.com we get an extremely informative chart starting with the 1955 film Forbidden Planet which inspired Star Trek to with the sequel to J.J. Abrams Star Trek.
Find out by checking out the chart below.
Source: SPACE.com: All about our solar system, outer space and exploration
How has 45 years of Star Trek affected you? Do you have a favorite Star Trek moment to add to the timeline?