antimatter converter assembly
Predecessor to dilithium as used in early starship warp drive reactors. Because the rare crystalline form was required, lithium so used had to be refined through an energy-intensive "cracking" process.
A buoy with data-storage capability, also known as a flight recorder, carried aboard space vessels as a record of its activities in the event of cataclysmic loss. In 2265, the U.S.S. Enterprise found a...
General name for the cryostasis generator added to the life-support system of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 in 2268 by commandeering Scalosians, who meant to keep the crew in stasis until needed to help...
Technology used by Starfleet personnel during the mid 23rd century to re-knit DNA strands. The chamber was used by Dr. Nambue on Michael Burnham following her exploration of the Klingon artifact.
A twilight race living on a desert planet. As an 89-year maelstorm is about to impact the planet, Captain Georgiou and First Officer Michael Burnham of the U.S.S. Shenzhou discreetly break through the...
Interstellar Positioning Relays
Mid 23rd century technology that allowed Starfleet to monitor remote boundries of Federation space. During a routine check, the U.S.S. Shenzhou discovered a relay that was intentionally damaged by the...
An alien race biologically determined to be predator or prey. Saru was the first of the species to be a member of Starfleet. Mirror Universe Kelpiens were slaves in the mirror universe and served as...
Component of a Starfleet propulsion system, as with the U.S.S Antares. In 2266, Charles Evans caused the Antares to explode by making the baffle plate disappear. Another one that ruptured caused irreparable...
Sealed protective clothing worn by Starfleet personnel in hostile environments. The style has changed over the years from a softer chromo-metallic fabric in the 2260s to harder-edged materialsin the 2280s...
Mathematical equation used to determine the proper mix of matter and antimatter in the warp core reaction chamber among starship propulsion systems. Artificial wormholes could result if the mix is applied...
matter/antimatter reaction chamber
The actual intermix chamber at the heart of a warp propulsion system, as designed in Federation vessels, where matter and antimatter are safely allowed to react in the most efficient manner. The residual...
Pre-industrial society encountered by the Enterprise NX-01. The Akaali were suffering from a mysterious plague caused by a secret Malurian mining operation. Luckily, Captain Archer uncovered this information,...
Jonathan Archer's crew discovered a ship full of Axanar bodies drained of their triglobulin-rich bodily fluid. An Axanar ship later saved the Enterprise NX-01 from an attack by the same parasitic species...
Big Sur Aquarium
A medicinal gel applied to the skin before returning to a sterile environment. Decon-gel is applied in the decontamination chamber, and there are various forms to combat various infectious agents.
Humanoid species. The Enterprise NX-01's Dr. Phlox is Denobulan. The Denobulans hail from the system Denobula Triaxa, and only require six days of sleep per year (though, according to Dr. Phlox, two will...
This subspace amplifier allowed Captain Archer and the Enterprise NX-01 to increase the gain and bandwith of their subspace communications. Echo II was deployed along the starship's heading, at key points,...
hand scanner, Starfleet
An early 22nd century Earth Starfleet precursor to the tricorder: an all-purpose handheld device for scanning lifeforms and environments with immediate readout and file-saving, but without any self-contained...
immunocytic gel worms
Interspecies Medical Exchange
Vulcan-initiated program that facilitates the exchange of knowledge among physicians of many different species. Dr. Phlox served in the program prior to joining the crew of Enterprise. Phlox also made...
Invocation of Renewal
Prah Mantoos offered Dr. Phlox the honor of leading the pilgrims in this incantaion, which is recited prior to the appearance of the Great Plume of Agosoria. The doctor was thrilled to take him up on the...
The pilgrims performed this ritual — a taxing set of exercises, followed by four hours of prayer — during the Time of Agosoria. This particular ritual is meant to purify the body. Dr. Phlox greatly enjoyed...
Alpha Quadrant species. Lorillian children are born with the ability to breathe only methyloxide via an inhalation apparatus. This means that mother and child must deal with a difficult weaning process...
Lorillian children are born able to breathe only this particular gas. There is not enough methyloxide in certain atmospheres where Lorillians live (Rigel X, for example), so Lorillian mothers wean their...
Astrophysical phenomenon. Captain Archer believed micro-singularities were a Vulcan myth. In 2151, Enterprise NX-01 detected unusually charged particles that T'Pol considered evidence of micro-singularities....
Night of the Killer Androids
This horror film was shown at the Enterprise NX-01's movie night in 2151. Hoshi Sato missed it, but Travis Mayweather told her that she should be glad that she did. Malcolm Reed added that he wished he...
Technological device used in the 31st century that allows the user to move through solid matter, such as conduits and bulkheads. The device fits on the index and middle fingers, and was brought to the...
A new sidearm weapon introduced for Earth Starfleet use in 2151, with not only more power than the predecessor EM-33 pistol but a variable beam control for a "stun? setting as well as a lethal level; an...
pulse rifle, Starfleet
Long-range standard-issue weapon of the 22nd century Earth Starfleet, which have a stun setting and are powered by rechargeable sarium micro-cells. They remain in use on Enterprise NX-01 despite the introduction...
Perhaps the most notorious of Dr. Phlox's menagerie of medically useful creatures is this species specimen, a female; its fluttery, chaotic escape once helped him distract and defeat a Triannon hijacker....
Slang for a post-warp generation of humans who live primarily in space — some of their offspring are even born there. Sometimes shortened to "boomer." The Enterprise NX-01's Travis Mayweather is a boomer.
starship transport model
Archer fondly recalls the times he spent flying his model transport ship with his dad, Dr. Archer. The captain still carries his old boyhood flying model toy aboard the NX-01, and retrieved it to share...
These Starfleet devices are positioned in the galaxy to relay subspace radio transmissions between starships and Earth to other places. The Enterprise NX-01 deployed Echo I, which was the second in a series...
Humanoid species. Their distinguishing physical characteristic is their mottled, greenish-tinted skin. The Suliban are originally from Sector 3641, but their homeworld became unhabitable around the Earth...
Temporal Cold War
Mysterious conflict taking place across space-time, endangering the existing timeline. Captain Archer uncovered some information about the war when a humanoid entity (possibly from the 31st century) used...
The Tesnians require six hours of boron gas a day in order to survive. While attempting to dock, a Tesnian ship collided with Enterprise NX-01 and crashed into an asteroid. Malcolm Reed and Trip Tucker...
Industrial lubricant used by Malurian miners. The miners applied this to the drills they used to secretly extract uridium from the Akaali homeworld. The compound is toxic, and contaminated the planet's...
tricyclic plasma drive
Propulsion system. Tricyclic plasma drive was utilized by certain Suliban stealth ships and leaves a spatial disturbance. If one measures the decay rate of the plasma, one may be able to follow the warp...
Substance released into the bloodstream by the zymuth gland in the Axanar species. This substance is much like human lymphatic fluid and is sometimes harvested by other species for such things as vaccines...
Vulcan Compound, Sausalito
Warp Five Complex
Starfleet's main center for constructing this innovative propulsion system for deep space exploration. The complex was dedicated by Zefram Cochrane in 2119. Henry Archer did much of his important research...
Andorian Imperial Guard
Andorian military force. Jonathan Archer and members of his crew were taken prisoner by the Guard in 2151 when the Andorians suspected the Vulcans of hiding a sensor array in the sacred temple P'Jem.
The asteroid that hit the home planet of the human Terra Nova colony contained this as a primary geological element. The thermo-shock of the impact created the "poison rain" that drove the surviving colonists...
Anatomical attribute of the Xyrillians. For this species, dermal plating serves as a mood sensory organ. The Xyrillian engineer Ah'len was surprised to see that Trip Tucker did not have dermal plating.
These boar-like creatures were hunted by the Eskans for sport and food on the rogue planet. It is unclear if the Drayjin is an actual lifeform, or if this is how the Eskans saw the rogue planet's native...
Captain Archer and the Enterprise NX-01 crew encountered this species of hunters on the "rogue" planet in 2151. For nine generations, Eska hunting parties have stalked and killed the indigenous life forms...
Jazz club in San Francisco. T'Pol visited this club when she was stationed at the Vulcan Consulate. She felt invigorated by the music, and recalled the incident via a dream she had while trying to become...
Alpha Quadrant species. The Enterprise NX-01 discovered a derelict Kantare ship and its remaining crew on an otherwise uninhabited planet in 2151. The Kantare crew had survived on this planet for over...
Humanoid species indigenous to the planet Valakis. The seemingly primitive Menk are one of two species on the planet; the other is the technologically-advanced Valakians. The Menk are subservient to the...
Pharmaceutical that reduces decompression time. When Trip Tucker returned from the Xyrillian vessel, Dr. Phlox gave him 40 miligrams of mirazine to cut the normal six-hour decompression time in half.
Refers to the descendants of the original Terra Nova colonists, who live underground. The Novans did not believe they were descended from humans, instead thinking that humans were the ones responsible...
This virulent species of space-dwelling microbe is found inside grains of interstellar dust. It can drift in a dormant state for millions of years before infecting a host and causing a rather nasty cold.
Stone of J'Kah
The stone represents a life of order and control through logic, and was part of a ritual at the Vulcan monastery of P'Jem. Honored guests were invited to touch the stone at the end of their visit.
Tau Ceti Accords
Component of Xyrillian technology. A Xyrillian ship secretly used plasma exhaust from Enterprise NX-01 to replenish their malfunctioning teraphasic coils. When they were discovered, Trip Tucker visited...
Natural psychotropic compound. Tropolisine is found in the flower pollen of a planet encountered by Enterprise NX-01 in 2151. Strong winds caused it to take effect on the visiting crewmembers, who suffered...
Vulcan phrase that translates to "Vulcans without logic." This name was given by Vulcan elders to those who disagreed with the ancestral teachings. A group of V'tosh ka'tur was encountered by Enterprise...
This is how the Eskans referred to the indigenous shapeshifters they hunted on the rogue planet. The wraiths, who possessed telepathic abilities, could assume various forms. One appeared to Captain Archer...
Festival of the Moons
Teachings of Surak