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For other uses, see Vortex.

A vortex is a type of spatial anomaly.

History and specifics[]

A cosmic storm encountered by the USS Enterprise in 2266 was a vortex of debris. (TOS comic: "Museum at the End of Time")

In an alternate timeline, the Nexus was known as the Vortex. (ST novel: Engines of Destiny)



spatial phenomena
space weather cosmic stormdistortion ringgaseous anomaly (Herbig-Haro formation) • ion stormmagnetic stormmaelstrommeteor showerparticle fountainplasma stormsolar stormspatial implosionstar-nodetachyon eddyThraz Streamerwave nexus
gravitational anomalies gravimetric distortiongravimetric eddygravimetric interferencegraviton ellipse
subspace anomalies subspace compression anomalysubspace distortionsubspace fissuresubspace fracturesubspace granulationsubspace gravity inversionsubspace gravity spikesubspace tunnel
temporal anomalies Kerr loopmultiphasic temporal convergenceNexustemporal distortiontemporal gatetemporal rifttemporal vortexTipler cylindertoroidal continuum fold
rifts and ruptures dimensional gateinterphaseJanus Vortexspatial distortion fieldspace-time fracturespatial rift (spacial flexure) • subspace ruptureTyken's Riftwarp-gate