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'''Temporal radiation''' is a type of [[radiation]] emitted by certain vessels equipped for [[time travel]]. Exposure to this radiation can cause individuals to repeat their last moment in [[time]] prior to being exposed.
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[[File:Temporal radiation.jpg|thumb|An analysis of the effective range of the temporal radiation emanating from a {{dis|Earth vessel|31st century|mysterious vessel}}]]
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'''Temporal radiation''' was an exotic form of [[energy]] first encountered by the crew of {{EnterpriseNX}} in [[2152]]. It produceed disorienting time-distortion effects which caused those exposed to it to relive the same moment repeatedly, while time outside the radiation's influence proceeds at a normal pace.
   
The [[31st century]] [[time travel pod (31st century)|time travel pod]] discovered by the crew of the [[Enterprise (NX-01)|NX-01 ''Enterprise'']] in [[2152]] emitted temporal radiation. Soon after the pod was brought aboard, the [[Tholian]]s arrived to warn ''Enterprise'' of the radiation, hoping that [[Captain]] [[Jonathan Archer|Archer]] to turn the time pod over to them. Archer refused, however, and had his crew continue to inspect the pod.
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The radiation was being produced by a [[31st century]] {{dis|Earth vessel|31st century}}, which ''Enterprise'' had discovered drifting in space. Examining the pod, [[Commander]] [[Charles Tucker III|Charles Tucker]] and [[Lieutenant]] [[Malcolm Reed]] experienced the effects of the radiation firsthand, after removing a panel from the exterior of the pod. As they engaged in the same conversation over and over again, they soon began to realize what was happening. Upon examination by [[Doctor]] [[Phlox]], they discovered that the particle density was too low to allow any lasting effects, but {{Captain}} [[Jonathan Archer|Archer]] nevertheless ordered the launch bay sealed off.
   
[[Charles Tucker III|Tucker]] and [[Malcolm Reed|Reed]] were the first to become exposed to the radiation after removing a panel from the time pod. As a result, they began reliving the same moment repeatedly. Although the [[particle]] density was too low to allow any lasting effects, Archer sealed off the [[launch bay]] where the pod was being held to prevent further exposure.
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Later, after coming under attack from [[Tholian]]s, who sought to claim the pod for themselves, Archer and Reed attempted to load a [[warhead]] from a [[spatial torpedo|torpedo]] into the pod, with the intention of detonating it after the Tholians had gained possession of it. Their effort was hampered, however, by the effects of the temporal radiation, which caused them to experience the same events repeatedly as the Tholian attack on ''Enterprise'' continued. Archer and Reed were eventually successful, but the Tholians managed to deactivate the warhead before Reed could detonate it. Eventually, the pod was retrieved by [[temporal agent]]s in the 31st century, and the Tholians withdrew. ({{ENT|Future Tense}})
   
Later, Reed and Archer would go through the same experience of "deja vu" while attempting to load a [[warhead]] from a [[spatial torpedo]] onto the pod with the intention of destroying it before it could fall into Tholian hands. Although the Tholians were able to disarm the warhead, the pod itself would disappear after Tucker activated its [[temporal beacon]]. ([[ENT]]: "[[Future Tense]]")
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==See also==
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*[[Chronometric particle]]
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*[[Chroniton]]
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*[[Temporal energy]]
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*[[Temporal field]]
   
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Latest revision as of 16:17, November 28, 2019

Temporal radiation

An analysis of the effective range of the temporal radiation emanating from a mysterious vessel

Temporal radiation was an exotic form of energy first encountered by the crew of Enterprise NX-01 in 2152. It produceed disorienting time-distortion effects which caused those exposed to it to relive the same moment repeatedly, while time outside the radiation's influence proceeds at a normal pace.

The radiation was being produced by a 31st century Earth vessel, which Enterprise had discovered drifting in space. Examining the pod, Commander Charles Tucker and Lieutenant Malcolm Reed experienced the effects of the radiation firsthand, after removing a panel from the exterior of the pod. As they engaged in the same conversation over and over again, they soon began to realize what was happening. Upon examination by Doctor Phlox, they discovered that the particle density was too low to allow any lasting effects, but Captain Archer nevertheless ordered the launch bay sealed off.

Later, after coming under attack from Tholians, who sought to claim the pod for themselves, Archer and Reed attempted to load a warhead from a torpedo into the pod, with the intention of detonating it after the Tholians had gained possession of it. Their effort was hampered, however, by the effects of the temporal radiation, which caused them to experience the same events repeatedly as the Tholian attack on Enterprise continued. Archer and Reed were eventually successful, but the Tholians managed to deactivate the warhead before Reed could detonate it. Eventually, the pod was retrieved by temporal agents in the 31st century, and the Tholians withdrew. (ENT: "Future Tense")

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