Omni September 1983

 

 

MAMMOTH MACHINES FOR 2001

HERMAN KAHN'S FINAL VISION

THE SECRET SOVIET SPACE SHUTTLE

CASPAR WEINBERGER ON WAR IN SPACE

 
OMNI1983SeptLG

Vol.5 No. 12

Cover Art: Michel Tcherevkoff, one of New York's leading advertising photographers is a technical wizard in his field. He designs and photographs all his sets within the confines of his Manhattan studio. In this picture, a sphere is bisected by the transcendental number pi.

 
Contents / Articles

First Word
Opinion
by Cyril Ponnamperuma

Communications
Correspondence

Earth
Environment
by Dian Fossey

Space
Comment
James Kitfield

Mind
Behavior
by Mark Teich

Artificial Intelligence
Computers
by Phoebe Hoban

Breakthroughs
Technology
by Michael Edelhart

The Body
Health
by Judith Hooper

Explorations
Travel
by Doug Garr

Life
Biomedicine
by Rick Boling

Film
The Arts
by Jonathan Rosenbaum

Performance
The Arts
by Robert S. Ryan

Continuum

Quest for Flame
Article
by Kathleen Stein

Man-Mountain Gentian
Fiction
by Howard Waldrop

Herman Kahn's Final Vision
Article
by James Reston Jr.

Mammoth Machines for 2001
Article
by Frank P. Davidson and John Stuart Cox

Boundary Echoes
Fiction
by John M. Ford

Merlin's Rock
Pictorial
by Pete Turner

Seventh Sense
Fiction
by Robert Haisty

Casper W. Weinberger
Interview
by Richard Halloran

Ominous Icons
Pictorial
by Ralle

Secret Soviet Shuttle
Article
by James E. Oberg

Carrion Comfort
Fiction
by Dan Simmons

Antimatter
UFOs, etc.
Books
The Arts
by A.A. Attanasio

Technology
The Arts
by Patrick Tierney

Stars
Astronomy
by Marcia Bartusiak

Competition Results
Oughtagraphs
by Scot Morris

Galactic Web
Phenomena
by R. Hamilton Smith

Games
Diversions
by Scot Morris

Last Word
Humor
by Peter Callahan