Omni March 1985

 

 

MARS: THE MYTHS AND MYSTERIES
A SPECIAL EDITION

RACING THE SOVIETS TO MARS:
WHY WE MUST WIN

THE PROFESSOR WHO TEACHES
PRESIDENTS TO THINK

WAS THERE A CITY NEAR
THE FACE IN SPACE?

MEDICAL MYSTERY-EXPOSED!
3 NEW SHORT STORIES

 
OMNI1985MarLG

Vol.7 No. 6

Cover Art: Advertising photographer Michel Tcherevkoff designed this cover for a corporate client. The grid draws us to the starry heavens and distant eath. but another universe remains hidden - eclipsed by a black mass that neither reflects nor transmits light.

 
Contents / Articles

Omnibus
Contributors

Communications
Correspondence

Forum
Dialogue

Artificial Intelligence
Computers
by Peter J. Ognibene

Film
The Arts
by Mitch Tuchman

Continuum
Data Bank


MARS: THE MYTHS AND MYSTERIES

First Word
Opinion
by Thomas O. Paine

Space
Comment
by Daniel Kagan

Stars
Astronomy
by Terence Dickinson

Racing the Soviets to Mars
Article
by James E. Oberg

The Gods of Mars
Fiction
by Gardner Dozois, Jack Dann, and Michael Swanwick

The City Near the Face in Space
Article

Red Reprise
Pictorial
by Pamela Weintraub

Sand City
Pictorial
by Eric Meola



Minor Surgery and A Poker Game
Fiction
by M.G. Jacobs

The Professor Who Teaches Presidents
Interview: Edward de Bono
by Anthony Liversidge

A Great Medical Mystery
Article
by Sherry Baker

Hong's Bluff
Fiction
by William F. Wu

Antimatter
UFO's, etc.

The Spiral
Phenomena
by Henry Genthe

Games
Diversions
by Scott Morris

Last Word
Humor
by Clyde James Aragon