What need would Atlantis have of an applied mathematician?

In short, I want to write a crossover between Stargate: Atlantis and Numb3rs.

Now I only need to find a compelling reason why the SGC would aggressively try to recruit Charles Eppes, one of the main characters of Numb3rs and, in that universe, a young mathematical genius and professor of applied mathematics at the fictional California Institute of Science.

Charlie is famous for applying mathematical concepts to real-life situations in his position as a consultant for the FBI as well as for various other government agencies (also the NSA, among others). He uses math to solve crimes and works closely with an expert on quantum physics, his friend and mentor, Larry Fleinhardt (who has written a paper on zero-point energy and traveled to the ISS as a payload specialist). He's also good at statistics, combinatorics, and cryptanalysis.

Various crossovers I've read usually have Charlie come to Atlantis either to help Rodney McKay in figuring out how to create and/or recharge ZPMs, or in decyphering a cryptic note left by the Ancients, leading the Atlanteans to some kind of Ancient treasure trove of tech.

Frankly, both options have been done often enough. I'd prefer to aim for something new, but my "Eureka!" moment is eluding me.

Does anyone of you (provided this comm still gets read at all) have an idea for me? Why would Atlantis need Charlie Eppes? Why?!

Military honours

Hi I wanted to know if there was any information about what military awards/honours have John, Jack, Sam and other characters ever recieved. Does anybody have any idea?

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Canon/fanon natural ATA gene carriers

Hi, everyone! This comm has been a great resource before, so I'm hoping you guys can help me with this one.

Aside from Jack O'Neill, John Sheppard, Carson Beckett, Evan Lorne and Miko Kusanagi (assuming they're the same person), are there any other canon or fanon natural ATA gene carriers on Atlantis or at the SGC?

Thank you!
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Medical Question

If you have your arm chopped off then re-attached. In this case it is the forearm and a clean slice with a bladed weapon. There are several hours before it is reattached. Assuming that the bleeding was stopped and the wound dressed promptly.

a) What are the chances that it can be reattached and if so what would the procedure be. I know that in some cases a metal framework is used but I can’t remember its name.
b) How long before it would be unfeasible to reattach it.
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Maybe it's just my mind playing tricks on me, but I feel like the SG-1 team has middle names and they were said maybe once and never again. Of course, O'neill's is Jack, but I tried researching the others and found nothing. Is this just wishful thinking, or has there ever been a mention?

Goa'uld detection and implantation

I've looked through the past entries here and don't see anything directly on point for this. I'm primarily SGA; I've watched much of SG-1 but am weak on exactly what happened when, so there's no such thing as too much information, and any references to canon confirmations would be cherished! (I have all seasons of both shows.)

1) Sam can detect someone who is Goa'uld or Tok'ra, yes? (That whole "was a host" thing.) Is it established how far that effect works? Does she have to be within touching distance? I'm guessing a mile away would be no good, but would a room away — or from a corridor outside a room — be at all plausible?

2) I've read stories in which people are unwillingly implanted with Goa'uld. Has that ever happened onscreen? If so, or even in otherwise-canon-faithful fanon, would there be one host and another, unhosted Goa'uld in, like, a suitcase or something? Would a host instead be abandoned by a Goa'uld looking to move into a better-placed host? Specifically around the end of season 7 of SG-1, the start of season 8 of SG-1, and the start of SGA, would the Trust be likely to be involved in such an action, and if so, how would that influence the other elements of this topic? Basically, say you have someone being cornered and threatened with implantation — what's most likely, and what just wouldn't happen?
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SG Gate team military forces

In SG-1, especially before SGA started, were the military exclusively Air Force? Were Marines normally included on teams? Are there any good references or episode citations in favor of "only Air Force", "also Marines", or "all armed forces" arguments?

Question About Vegas

Does anyone know the make/model of the car Sheppard drives in Vegas? I've been poring over screencaps all morning and I can't find any discernable markings on either the front or the back of the car. Thanks for any info y'all might have!
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DADT Question?

Ignorant Canadian with a question about the whole "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" thing. If someone in the USAF - from somewhere in the airmen tier, say - suspected that one of their superiors - a company or field grade officer - was a homosexual/engaged in homosexual acitivities, what would they do? File a complaint? Request a meeting with their superior officer (Hammond, in this case, I guess)? Whats't the official policy/procedure? I tried to find it on my own, but apparnelty my Google-fu has failed me. ^^'


Wraith Font

I don't know if anyone's around here, but if you are...

I was wondering if anyone knew of the existence of a Wraith font, equivalent to the Ancient one that's out there. I've flicked through some screencaps, and can tell it's based on Ancient, although most of the stuff I've seen is pretty much gobbledegook (letters inverted, nonsense words, that kind of thing). Is there any kind of official or fan-deciphered version of the Wraith alphabet out there? Because I can probably figure it out, but it's going to take me a while...