Questions tagged [zero-point-module]

For questions about the "Zero Point Module" (ZPM) from the Stargate universe. It is a power source, created by the Ancients, capable of supplying tremendous amounts of energy. Always use in conjunction with the [stargate] tag and the specific work tag as applicable.

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Does the ZPM regenerate power, or did season 3 have a continuity error?

In Season 3, Episode 8 "McKay and Mrs. Miller", the team completely drains Atlantis' only ZPM. Episode 9 takes place off-world. Episode 10 shows a fully functioning Atlantis (which is turned over ...
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How were ZPMs made, charged, and are they all equivalent?

This is sort of three questions, but intimately related. The ZPM pages on Stargate SG-1 Solutions and the Stargate Wikia have some information, but not all reliable of referenced. The questions are: ...
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Could SG1 have used the Time Jumper to steal as many ZPMs as they wanted?

In the events of Moebius, SG1 travels back in time to steal a ZPM from Ra in ancient Egypt. It went something like this: SG1 resolves to steal the ZPM. They travel 3000 years back in time. They ...
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How long can a fully charged ZPM be used to fire a control chair?

I was reading this question, and realizing that I don't have a good handle on this question, namely how long can a ZPM power the chair for? Thanks!
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How powerful is a ZPM (zero-point module)?

In Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis, an ancient race of humans* developed a technology called a ZPM (or Zed-PM for McKay fans out there). These zero-point modules were capable of immense power ...
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