The 23 enigma refers to the belief that most incidents and events are directly connected to the number 23, some modification of the number 23, or a number related to the number 23. When using the Destiny interface chair, Dr. Nicholas Rush had a semi-lucid Dream, where he was attempting to locate the access code to Destiny's main controls, and discovered the use of the number 46 (double 23) throughout his dream:
- The alarm clock in the beginning reads the time 6:46.
- A car's license plate reads 46YYR9P.
- Gloria was held in bay 46 in the hospital.
- The date was April 6th (4/6), even though that was not the date of Gloria's death.
- Rush's house number is 46, though it is actually 4.
- Rush read Psalm 46 in the Bible.
- One of the notes Rush took was 4n, with 6n below