Radiation was the emission of energy in electromagnetic wave or subatomic particle form. When Ruth Bonaventure caused an unusual reading on Doctor McCoy's medical scanner, he asked if she was wearing "some unusual kind of perfume or something radioactive."
Notes and References
- Roddenberry, Gene (Executive Producer). "Where No Man Has Gone Before." Star Trek, Season 1, Episode 1. Directed by James Goldstone. Written by Samuel A. Peeples. Desilu Productions, 22 September 1966.
- Bormanis, Andre. Star Trek: Science Logs. Pocket Books, March 1998.
- Roddenberry, Gene (Executive Producer). "Mudd's Women." Star Trek, Season 1, Episode 3. Directed by Harvey Hart. Story by Gene Roddenberry. Written by Stephen Kandel. Desilu Productions, 13 October 1966.