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The main propulsion system for most starships that is capable of faster-than-light travel. The core of the warp drive uses to control the annihilation of matter and antimatter. This controlled explosion...
In 2270 (stardate 3183.3), when the Enterprise computer is infected by highly charged subatomic particles, it decides to pull a practical joke on three pursuing Romulans. Near the Neutral Zone, it releases...
Practical Joker Energy Field
Near the Romulan Neutral Zone, an unknown energy field encountered by the Enterprise in 2270 (stardate 3183.3) is full of highly charged subatomic particles. Those particles "infect" ships' computers and...
Practical Joker, The
On a routine mission surveying type-4 asteroids, the Enterprise is attacked by a trio of Romulan warships. The Romulans claim that the Federation ship has passed into their space. To avoid the conflict,...
Slaver Weapon, The
Aboard the Shuttlecraft Copernicus, Commander Spock and Lieutenants Sulu and Uhura are en route to Starbase 25, to which they are to deliver an exceedingly rare technological device: a stasis box constructed...
As the Enterprise completes its mission to deliver medical supplies to Dramia, a surprising event occurs; the Dramians give Captain Kirk an arrest warrant for Dr. McCoy. According to them, 19 years prior,...
The name of one of the months on the Vulcan calendar. Although Vulcan possesses no moon by which to calculate the local passage of months, as is the practice on Earth, the mutual motions of Vulcan and...
Lorelei Signal, The
While on a mission to investigate a region of space in which starships have been disappearing at the rate of one every 27.346 years, the Enterprise is probed by a signal from the Taurean system — a signal...
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...
Beyond the Farthest Star
While the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise is charting the space just beyond the edge of the galaxy, the starship becomes caught in the hypergravitational pull of the dead star known as Questar M-17. Narrowly...
Infinite Vulcan, The
Near the edge of the galaxy, on the recently discovered planet Phylos, Captain Kirk leads a landing party in the exploration of a technologically advanced city that has been overrun with plant life — one...
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...
Terratin Incident, The
A mysterious signal consisting of only one intelligible word — "terratin" — draws the Enterprise and her crew to the lone planet of the Cepheus system. While the Enterprise is orbiting the planet, something...
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...
Master Computer, amusement park planet
The Master Computer of the "shore leave" amusement park planet is installed in an underground complex shielded by a combination of granite and metal alloy which the Enterprise sensors will not penetrate....
The U.S.S. Enterprise has come to the Vedala asteroid on a unique mission, responding to a message from the Vedala that a threat to the universe is developing. Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock beam down to the...
Counter-Clock Incident, The
The Enterprise is ferrying Commodore Robert April, the first commander of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701, and his wife, Dr. Sarah April (the ship's first chief medical officer), to the planetoid Babel,...
The Enterprise is conducting planetary surveys with Commander Ari bn Bem, an observer from Pandro, a neutral world with which Starfleet and the Federation hope to establish diplomat relations; Pandro's...