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They called it Celebium radiation in the Episode. You misunderstand what was said in the episode, it's an easy mistake. --TOSrules 11:22, Dec 3, 2004 (CET)

This is an episode transcript: http://www.voyager.cz/tos/epizody/80turnaboutintrudertrans.htm
The term "celebium" is used several times, but at no point is it said to be the type of radiation itself. It could just as easily be a substance "celebium" that emits a radiation, type unspecified. I think you're being too speculative, no mistake on my part. Why can't we just link the term celebium and have a general article that doesn't theorize about the nature of that which was unrevealed, i.e. what this term refers to. -- Captain Mike K. Bartel 12:13, 3 Dec 2004 (CET)
From that transcript: Was it radiation as suggested? - No, I believe it was celebium [...]. I think this makes it clear that celebium has nothing to do with radiation. -- Cid Highwind 12:20, 3 Dec 2004 (CET)

Going threw the lines I cropped out two that give me the conclusion of what the radiation was, McCoy: No, I believe it was celebium, however, Dr. Coleman disagrees.

Shortly after beaming up to the ship Kirk has McCoy define the disagreement between him and Coleman

McCoy: No, not entirely. We both agree it's radiation. Dr. Coleman isn't prepared to say what form of radiation. --TOSrules 12:26, Dec 3, 2004 (CET)

Through, not threw. In the second passage, McCoy agrees its radiation (which he previously believed there was no radiation, but affirmative celebium).. but when he agrees it is radiation, he makes no mention of this having anything to do with the celebium, leading me to beleive there are two different scenarios going on at once, a poisoning AND an irradiation. Remember, they were trying to fool the crew into thinking she was dying, possibly weakening her with a mineral poisioning and a light irradiation to make her appear and scan as sick. If celebium were a poisonous element that also was radioactive, it could explain it nicely, but we really can't make that kind of speculation. -- Captain Mike K. Bartel

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