Using the communications stones, Lt. Scott and Camile Wray use their time back on earth to visit those they’ve left behind. Camile returns home to spend time with her partner, trying her best to make the strange circumstance normal. Meanwhile, Lt. Scott learns a past relationship might not have ended as he thought.
Aboard Destiny, Dr. Rush supervises the exploration of new areas of the ship. Looking for resources to make their everyday lives easier, the crew stumbles upon a piece of Ancient technology that carries the promise of a way home. While somewhat familiar with the find, Dr. Rush can’t guarantee the safety of using it, bringing him and Col. Young to a standoff on what to do.
original airdate--November 20,2009 rating--1.89 million
network: Sci Fi Channel
songs--Theme from "Stargate: Universe" By Joel Goldsmith
Trivia: When describing the catastrophic failure observed everytime in simulations of Telford's plan to dial the gate home Eli says 'horrible death, fire and brimstone, dogs and cats living together' which is an abridged quote from Ghostbusters (1984).
When one of their hidden off-world research bases comes under attack from an unknown enemy, the Stargate personnel are forced to evacuate through the stargate to a nine-chevron address which happens to be an unmanned Ancient ship travelling far outside their own galaxy. And they can't return.