Eileen breathes a quick and quiet sigh of relief and retuns the scientist's smile, nodding. "It's good to have you back, Dr. Jenkins. You had me worried there for a minute," she says, honestly, before keying her radio again. <Thorsson to Morgan. Hold off on that, she's coming around here. Have some blankets ready though. Thorsson out.>
Returning her attention to Bethany, the Major listens to the introductory explanation - and then, when the hologram flashes into existence, lets out a whistle.
"Tja, det är en stor en. I guess our assumption about that eleven-chevron gate just got more evidence Excellent work, Dr. Jenkins," she says, VERY impressed. "I guess the next question is - aside from finding the gate and getting there - is where does it go?"
As much as I LOATHE McKay, this is exactly where having him along would have been a godsend, she muses. "Given the distance from the Gate, it's obviously experimental...just an early version, or does it go somewhere completely different?"