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Crystalline substance used in warp propulsion systems to regulate the matter/antimatter reactions that provide the energy necessary for faster-than-light speed. Naturally occurring dilithium is extremely...
central control complex
Interconnecting technology used by the android Norman in 2267 to control and instruct the 207,809 androids residing on Planet Mudd. Direct physical interface was obtained by placing the hands around an...
Chicago Mobs of the Twenties
A history volume left behind accidentally by the visiting crew of the U.S.S. Horizon in 2169 on Sigma Iotia II, before the development of the Federation Prime Directive of non-interference. "The Book,"...
Breakthrough computer system invented in 2243 by Dr. Richard Daystrom, used until its replacement by isolinear technology as the basis of computers for over 80 years on Federation starships -- such as...
A piece of communications equipment used by the women living on the second planet of the Taurean system. This device was capable of sending faster-than-light signals across many light-years of interstellar...
A radio code adopted by humans to communicate with other sentient lifeforms shortly after First Contact in 2063. This method of communication was replaced by other codes later on in the century, but was...
When the U.S.S. Enterprise was bombarded by a strange form of radiation on stardate 5577.3 (2269) near the star Cepheus, Spock at first described this energy as harmless "X-waves." But when the entire...
Handheld tool used by Starfleet engineers. After the Kalandan Losira sabotaged the engines of the U.S.S. Enterprise in 2268, causing the ship to accelerate to dangerously high warp speeds, Chief Engineer...
Nerve gas used by the Klingons. Lethal in its pure state, in 2268 Dr. McCoy used a diluted theragen and alcohol combination to deaden nerve input to the brain and help the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise...
Orbital construction used for major maintenance and repair of starships and other space vessels. The original Enterprise NCC-1701 was refit in the San Francisco Yards dry-dock located in Earth orbit after...
Short for recreation deck, a facility located aft on deck 7 of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 after its refit. It offered an assortment of games to crewmen. Also among its features were a large viewscreen...
Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Director's Edition Release Date: 11.06.2001 In 2271 an unknown, cloud-like entity descends upon several Klingon vessels and destroys them. Having monitored the surprise attack, Federation space station...
Torpedo mechanism intended for use in Project: Genesis testing. In 2285, Khan Noonien Singh stole the device and activated it in an attempt to destroy the U.S.S. Enterprise, and his enemy, Admiral Kirk.
The prefix code in Federation starship's locks control of that vessel to a unique code, accessed by authorized personnel. This code prevents unsecured control of key ship's systems through transmission...
Project Genesis was a theoretical process to terraform dead planets by means of a genetic explosion that would reduce the surface of a planet to its elementary particles. Under the direction of Dr. Carol...
A more reliable way of detecting a persons identity, by scanning an individuals blood vessel pattern within the retina. Kirk had to submit to a retina scan to gain access to the Project Genesis files.
cloaking device, Klingon
Similar to the Romulan cloaking device, the Klingons received this technology from the Romulans circa 2268, when the two civilizations shared a political alliance. The Klingons outfitted many ships, particularly...
The recorder stores data and visual records from critical areas on a ship. It is intended for use by investigators to gather evidence in the event of an accident involving or aboard the ship. In 2285,...
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
As the U.S.S. Enterprise returns to spacedock for repairs following the battle with Khan in 2285. Kirk continues to mourn Spock's death. McCoy suddenly enters the Vulcan's sealed quarters, babbling incoherently....
Atmospheric transport used on Earth circa the late twentieth century. Commander Sulu borrowed a Huey while on a time-traveling visit to Earth's past, in order to aid in constructing the tank required to...
Personal computer model used on Earth in the twentieth and twenty-first century. Chief Engineer Scott had trouble determining what the mouse accessory was for and found using the keyboard "quaint."
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
In 2286, Kirk and company wait in self-imposed exile on Vulcan, monitoring Spock's progress as he remembers his past. On Earth, the Federation Council is urged by the Klingon Ambassador to produce Kirk...
Footwear used in weightless environments to allow the wearer to remain attached to a given surface. Assassins who killed Klingon Chancellor Gorkon in 2293 wore boots of this type to move around the Klingon...
Secondary command and control center on Galaxy class starships. The battle bridge is located atop the stardrive section of the ship, and is normally used in battle situations when the stardrive section...
Technology of Romulan origin, first described in 2266, that can generate an energy screen to render a target object — usually a spacecraft — relatively invisible to sensors. Due to their immense power...
The popular term for the modern Starfleet communicator when incorporated as a single unit with a chest insignia badge -- as opposed to original models which evolved as a separate unit that was standard...
The generic name, especially in use aboard Federation starships, for the "smart" virtual reality system as evolved by the 2360s — a technology that combines transporter, replicator and holographic systems. The...
Library Computer Access and Retrieval System (LCARS)
master systems display
The large, circular command section characteristic of many Federation starships. It is also known as the Primary Hull. Some starships, such as the Galaxy-class, can seperate the saucer section from the...
Self-propelled missiles consisting of a small quantity of matter and antimatter bound together in a magnetic container, used as a tactical weapon by Federation starships. Photon torpedoes are the preferred...
Component of a transporter that scans and removes disease and virus organisms from incoming individuals. The biofilter is only effective against known organisms that it is programmed to recognize.
quantum phase inhibitor