Memory Alpha, the free Star Trek encyclopedia, has an answer to this question. Please consult the Memory Alpha article "warp factor" for information.
Ad blocker interference detected!
Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers
Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.