Officer is the title given to an individual who holds a position of authority either in some branch of the military or in a corporation. In times of war, officers may be called upon to act as combatants. Some authoritative bodies distinguish between commissioned officers and non-commissioned officers (NCOs), the latter of which cannot assume a position of command, while commissioned officers can be promoted in rank while still holding the position of officer.
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Organic chemistry is a subdiscipline within chemistry involving the scientific study of the structure, properties, composition, reactions, and preparation (by synthesis or by other means) of carbon-based compounds, hydrocarbons, and their derivatives. These compounds may contain any number of other elements, including hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, the halogens as well as phosphorus, silicon and sulfur. In the Star Trek mythos, Jean-Luc Picard failed his Organic Chemistry class at Starfleet Academy because his attention was more focused on a female cadet known only as A.F. (Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Game)
In geographical terms, the Outer rim refers to the outermost section of an existing galaxy or alternatively, the region farthest away from the highest authoritative body in a galaxy or star system. The Outer rim is often an uncharted and unexplored region, which also makes it one of the most dangerous sectors of space to navigate. Since this territory exists so far away from any governing system, it often becomes a haven for the more criminal elements of the universe including smugglers, pirates, traders, terrorists, etc. Planets do exist in the Outer rim, but they are often uninhabitable worlds with hostile environments. In the Star Wars mythos, the planet Tatooine is known to exist in the Outer rim.