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Bio-pulse line

From Battlestar Wiki, the free, open content Battlestar Galactica encyclopedia and episode guide

The bio-pulse line is an unspecified bodily function, possibly an emotional state.

Starbuck attempts to use this as an excuse to not join Apollo's mission to clear the Cylon minefield (TOS: "Saga of a Star World").

Notes

The bio-pulse line is a means of monitoring a Warriors bodily functions while flying Vipers, in order to determine the current condition of a pilot. The information from this is said to be "fed to an on-board computer that compares [the current data] with stored records of the Warriors natural responses". From this information, the computer can "make instantaneous corrections by adjusting the pressure in the Warriors g-suit, changing the mix of the breathing solution, or by injecting needed hormones and enzymes directly into the bloodstream".[1]

References

  1. Kraus, Bruce (1979). Encyclopedia Galactica, p. 20.