Omni October 1983

 

 

SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY
COLLECTORS EDITION

THE CONQUEST OF SPACE

FEATURING
JOHN GLENN
GERARD O'NEILL
ISAAC ASIMOV
JOHN UPDIKE
ART BUCHWALD
FRANK DRAKE
ROBERT SILVERBERG
TRACY KIDDER

 
OMNI1983OctLG

Vol.6 No. 1

Cover Art: Michel Tcherevkoff, is in the vanguard of his profession as an advertising photographer. His mania for perfection and his creative use of fantastic images result in arresting, exotic photos. This picture is representative of what the artist calls his "bowl period".

 
Contents / Articles

Earth
Environment
by Douglas Starr

Mind
Behavior
by Tim Whitaker

Breakthroughs
Technology
by Anthony Liversidge

Explorations
Travel
by Susan Lichtman

Life
Biomedicine
by Peter Korn

Architecture
The Arts
by Vicki Linder

Books
The Arts
by Tracy Kidder

The Body
Health
by Albert Rosenfeld

Artificial Intelligence
Computers
by Peter J. Ognibene

Continuum
Data Bank


THE CONQUEST OF SPACE

First Word
Opinion
by Bob Guccione

Kids in Orbit
Space
by Barbara Rowes

The Right Stuff
Film
by Mitch Tuchman

Zero-G-Lab
Article
by Ben Bova

Space Arks
Article
by James E. Oberg

John Glenn
Interview
by Daniel S. Greenberg

Conquest of Space
Article
by Gerard K. O'Neill

The Future of Seti
Stars
by Frank D. Drake



Multiple
Fiction
by Robert Silverberg

Planet Seeker
Article
by Leah Wallach

The Many Faces of Adam
Pictorial
by Di-Maccio

Amazing Superstuff
Article
by Richard Wolkomir

Borovsky's Hollow Woman
Fiction
by Jeff Duntemann and Nancy Kress

During the Jurassic
Fiction
by John Updike

Flashbacks
Pictorial
by Dava Sobel

The Robots of Dawn
Fiction
by Issac Asimov

Carrion Comfort, Part II
Fiction
by Dan Simmons

Antimatter
UFO's, etc

Competition Results
Theories
by Scot Morris

Games
Diversions
by Scot Morris

Last Word
Humor
by Art Buchwald