Synopsis: A Ferengi scientist (Rega) has developed a device capable of protecting a ship inside a sun’s corona. His theory is not accepted by his fellow scientists at a scientific conference which Beverly Crusher attended. However, Dr. Crusher believes in the theory and wants to give him a chance to prove himself so she invites several scientists to the Enterprise to test the theory. Only a few of all invited attend – Kurak, Jo’Bril, Christopher and T’Pan. In the first test of the device, the pilot of the shuttlecraft, Jo’Bril dies and Dr. Rega and his theory are discredited leading Beverly to an investigation of the failed experiment and Dr. Rega’s subsequent mysterious death, that could cost her her career. The shuttlecraft used for the experiment is named the “Justman” in honor of Bob Justman who was one an associate producer of the original Star Trek.