Omni January 1983

 

 

 

1982'S WORST SCIENTIFIC ACHIEVEMENTS

THE BLACK BOX: SECRET DRUG TREATMENT OF ROCK SUPERSTARS

JOHN LILLY ON WAYS OF AMUSING GOD

EXCLUSIVE: BUILD-IT-YOURSELF ROBOT

PLUS: SCIENCE ON THE TRIAL OF SEA MONKEYS, APEMEN, AND LIVING DINOSAURS

 
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Cover Art: Don Brautigam originally created this painting for the cover of Stephen King's book Night Shift (New American Library). Jim Plumeri developed the concept based on the story "I am the Doorway". in which aliens inhabit the hand of an astronaut.
 
Contents / Articles

First Word
Opinion
by Vernor Vinge

Omnibus
Contributors

Communications
Correspondence

Forum
Dialogue

Earth
Environment
by Douglas Starr

Space
Comment
by Own Davies

Life
Biomedicine
by Tabitha M. Powledge

Mind
Behavior
by Mike Edelhard

Books
The Arts
by Morton Hunt

Film
The Arts
by Roberta Grant

Build-It-Yourself Robot
Breakthroughs
by Gurney Williams III

Continuum
Data Bank

The Black Box
Article
by Kathleen Wilhelm

The Mind of Medea
Fiction
by Kate Wilhelm

John Lilly
Interview
by Judith Hooper

1982's Worst Achievements
Pictorial
by Mike Edelhart

Lucrative Careers
Article

Spacescapes
Pictorial
by Robert McCall

Antimatter
UFOs,etc

On the Trail of Living Dinosaurs
Article
by Karen Ehrlich and E. Lee Speigel

Spiral Jetty
Phenomena
by Gianfranco Gorgoni

Games
Diversions
by Scot Morris

Last Word
Humor
by Randy Cohen