TARDIS Technical Index

The Life of a TARDIS

The opened Eye of Harmony

"The TARDIS is more than just a machine, you know. It's like a person. It needs coaxing, persuading, encouraging" - The Doctor

This section describes in detail the life cycle and habits of a TARDIS, as well as more fundamental TARDIS technologies such as the science of Block Transfer Mathematics - which provides the basic "material" from which TARDISes are fashioned, and the Hyper-Loom, on which TARDISES are grown.

Color Key

The following color code is used:

  • Black: For information from the TV Series, including Dimensions in Time, and 1996 TV Movie.
  • Blue: For information from the Novels and Audios including Target, Virgin, BCC, and Big Finish.
  • Green: For information from 'licensed' reference sources such as the Technical Manual, Doctor Who Magazine, and the Role Playing Games.
  • Red: For information from unofficial sources -The Faction Paradox series, behind the scenes interviews, author's speculation, and popular fan belief.
  • The TARDIS Technical Index is copyright Will B Swift.

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