Omni November 1983

 

 

ASIMOV ON THE ORIGINS OF LIFE

DR. BIRD'S (ABNORMAL) BRAINS

SPACE-WEAPONS DEBATE:
REAL STAR WARS

NOAM CHOMSKY:
TALKING TO EXTRATERRESTRIALS

 
OMNI1983NovLG

Vol.6 No. 2

Cover Art: Primary Illusions is artist Jeff Wack's conception of a thoroughly modern Alice who, when the "glass got all soft like gauze," left the desert behind and stepped through the video screen.
(Designer: Henry Vizcarral 90 deg Los Angeles for Warner Home Video.)

 
Contents / Articles

First Word
Opinion
by Senator Larry Pressler

Earth
Environment
by James Ehmann

Life
Biomedicine
by Douglas Stein

Space
Comment
by G. Harry Stine

Artificial Intelligence
Computers
by Owen Davies

Mind
Behavior
by Neil Frude

Breakthroughs
Technology
by Jeff Hecht

Film
The Arts
by Mitch Tuchman

Books
The Arts
by Dava Sobel

Graphics
The Arts
by John White

The Body
Health
by Judith Hooper

Explorations
Travel
by Odean Cusack

Continuum
Data Bank

Origins of Life
Article
by Isaac Asimov

Sister Angel
Fiction
by Kate Wilhelm

Real Star Wars
Article
by Tim Onosko

400 Boys
Fiction
by Marc Laidlaw

Soul Genetics
Article
by Yvonne Baskin

Ubiquitous bugs
Pictorial
by Katherine Jason

The Armies of 1990
Article
by Peter McCormick

Noam Chomsky
Interview
by John Gliedman

Ringworld
Pictorial
by Owen Davies

Amor Y Pesetas
Fiction
by Stephen Robinett

Dr. Bird's Brain
Article
by Joseph Finder

Double Treble
Fiction
by Harian Ellison, Pat Cadigan, Thomas Disch,
Ed Bryant, Gene Wolfe, Frederik Pohl


Antimatter
UFO's, etc

Stars
Astronomy
by Derral Mulholland

Rock of Ages
Phenomena
by Pete Turner

Games
Diversions
by Scot Morris

Last Word
Humor
by Jack Handey