Rodney McKay returns to Earth to visit his sister, Jeannie Milller, after she solves a mathematical proof that may provide for a means for transferring particles to a parallel universe. They need her help to further determine the practical aspects of her theory but she refuses to sign a non-disclosure agreement. She quite surprised to see Rodney on her doorstep given that he has not been in touch with her for four years. He manages to convince Jeannie to cooperate by transporting her to the Daedalus and soon they are in Atlantis working on the problem. There is more than just a little sibling rivalry between the two and she regales everyone with tales from Rodney's youth, not the least of which is that Rodney is his middle, not his first, name. Their attempt at transporting particles to a parallel universe goes somewhat awry when Rodney's doppleganger suddenly appears. The alternate Rodney has a somewhat different personality from the Rodney everyone knows - funny and self-effacing ... Written by
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, who plays Rodney's sister Jeannie, is David Hewlett
's real life sister. In contrast to their characters on the show, David and Kate get along extremely well, and both relished the opportunity to act together. See more
"That is North America and you are in geosynchronous orbit," says Carter while pointing out the window, All geostationary orbits are on the equator though and at an altitude of roughly 35,800 kilometers. You cannot therefore not be above North America in a geostationary orbit and you always see a complete Earth hemisphere at that distance. Earth would appear a lot smaller. See more
[referring to Rodney destroying things
First a solar system! Now a universe!
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Composed by Joel Goldsmith See more