Omni May 1983

 

 

LIFE AFTER LIFTOFF:
HOW MAN WILL EVOLVE IN SPACE

THE DAY WE BOMBED UTAH:
AMERICA'S SECRET NUCLEAR WAR

PLUS: LASER MOVIES,
FACE-LIFT PILS,
SILICON ALIENS

 
OMNI1983MayLG

Vol.5 No. 8

Cover Art: Replicas of Britain's ancient megaliths are found on a deserted planet in Stonehenge NGC2024, a painting by Kazumasa Yamanaka, a young illustrator who lives in Tokyo. This work first appeared on the cover of February 1983 Japanese edition of Omni.


Editor in Chief & Design Director: Bob Guccione

President: Kathy Keeton
Executive Editor: Dick Teresi
Graphics Director: Frank Devino
Art Director: Elizabeth Woodson

 
Contents / Articles

First Word (pg 6)
Opinion
by Daniel S. Greenberg

Omnibus (pg 8)
Contributors

Communications (pg 10)
Correspondence

Forum (pg 14)
Dialogue

Earth (pg 16)
Environment
by Douglas Starr

Life (pg 18)
Biomedicine
by Ben Barber

Space (pg 20)
Comment
by Owen Davies

Mind (pg 22)
Behavior
by Patrick Huyghe

Face-Life Pills (pg 26)
The Body
by Shelley Ross

Film (pg 30)
The Arts
by Mitch Tuchman

Video (pg 32)
The Arts
by J. Hoberman

Artificial Intelligence (pg 34)
Computers
by Owen Davies

Laser Movies (pg 36)
Breakthroughs
by Phoebe Hoban

Stars (pg 38)
Astronomy
by T.A. Heppenheimer

Explorations (pg 40)
Travel
by Odean Cusack

Continuum (pg 43)
Data Bank

The Day We Bombed Utah (pg 52)
Article
by John G. Fuller

Amanda and the Alien (pg 60)
Fiction
by Robert Silverberg

Ozark Mountain High (pg 72)
Article
by William K. Stuckey

Seeds of Life (pg 78)
Article
by Terence Dickinson

Ilya Prigogine (pg 84)
Interview
by Robert B. Tucker

Silicon Aliens (pg 94)
Article
by Barbara Rowes

Hidden Connections (pg 100)
Pictorial
by Donald Roller Wilson

Life After Liftoff (pg 108)
Article
by Nick Engler and Donna Cheshire-Engler

Antimatter (pg 115)
UFOs, etc.

Vengeance is Yours (pg 126)
Fiction
by Pat Cadigan

Competition Results (pg 142)
Lexicography
by Scot Morris

Bug Eyes (pg 156)
Phenomena
by Lindesay Harkness and Perry Blackshear

Games (pg 160)
Diversions
by Scot Morris

Last Word (pg 162)
Humor
by Ralph Harris