Click the above link to view (Google Images) the various search hits on Star Trek starship images. I just love looking at these things, there's so much detail that most of the time I'm just blown away by it. Below are a few of my favs taken from the search linked above.
Wow - Starfleet vessels are positively tiny in comparison to other ship in recent sci-fi, aren't they?
Yuppers, that's something I've always wondered about. I guess the Feds just don't see a need for their ships to be virtual worlds in space. Although it would certainly be interesting for the Feds to encounter a race that does posses a Death Star or something like it.