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Is There in Truth No Beauty?

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Is There In Truth No Beauty?
Spock Is There In Truth
Series: The Original Series
Written by: Jean Lisette Aroeste
Directed by: Ralph Senensky
Novelization in: Star Trek 10 by James Blish
Production information
Episode no.: 3x07
Production no.: 6149-62
First aired: 18 October 1969
Date: 2268
Stardate: 5630.7

"Is There in Truth No Beauty?" was the 62nd episode of Star Trek: The Original Series.

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Clifford BrentPavel ChekovHadleyMiranda JonesJames T. KirkRoger LemliEd LeslieLarry MarvickKollosLeonard McCoyMontgomery ScottSpockHikaru SuluNyota Uhuraunnamed USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) personnel
Referenced only 
Lord ByronWilliam Shakespeare

Starships and vehiclesEdit

USS Enterprise (Constitution-class heavy cruiser) • Medusan vessel


the galaxyspace-time continuum

Planets and systemsEdit

Medusa (Medusa system)
Referenced only 
Vulcan (Vulcan system) • Earth (Sol system)

Shipboard localesEdit

arboretumbridgeengineeringsickbaytransporter room

Races and culturesEdit


Technology and weaponsEdit

antigravphaser (Sestra phaser II/Sestra phaser I hand phaser pistol) • pistolstarshipsensor webtransporterviewscreenwarp drive

States and organizationsEdit


Ranks and titlesEdit

ambassadorcaptainchief engineerchief medical officercommandercommanding officercommunications officerdiplomatdoctordressmakerengineerFederation Starfleet ranksFederation Starfleet ranks (2260s)first officerlieutenantlieutenant commanderhelmsmanmedical practitionernavigatorofficerscientistscience officersecond officerweapons officertactical officer

Other referencesEdit

alienAntarean brandy • "Bones" • captain's logcentimeterclothingdiplomacydiseaseEarth measurementsfive-year missiongovernmenthomeworldhumanoidlanguagelifeformlogicmattermind meldnation-stateplanetraces and culturesrankspacestarstar systemStarfleet uniformStarfleet uniform (2260s)technologytitleuniformuniversekiltGreekmurdersecurity teamwarp speedpilotblindjealousystardatelog entrygalaxynavigationeyedeathroseThe Tempest (play)IDICmetermind-linkred alerttelepathyvisorVulcan salute


years prior to 2268 
Marvick helps design Enterprise. (prior to episode/novelization)
stardate 5630.7, 2268 (2260s chronology, 2264–2270 Enterprise voyages
Enterprise travels to meet Kollos.


Related storiesEdit



published order
Previous episode:
Spock's Brain
TOS episode produced Next episode:
The Empath
Previous episode:
And the Children Shall Lead
TOS episode aired Next episode:
Spectre of the Gun
Previous story:
The Galileo Seven
Star Trek 10
Next story:
A Private Little War
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
How Much for Just the Planet?
Pocket Next Adventure:
Previous Adventure:
How Much for Just the Planet?
Voyages of the
USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)
(2264 to 2270)
Next Adventure:
The Empath

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