Omni May 1986

 

 

SPECIAL SOUVENIR EDITION


25TH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN

MANNED SPACEFLIGHT

 
OMNI1986MayLG

Vol.8 No. 8

Cover Art: Our cover commemorates NASA's 25 years of spaceflight. Eugene Cernan photographed Harrison "Jack" Schmitt during the December 1972 flight of Apollo 17. The crewmen spent a record 76 hours on the lunar surface. The photo is courtesy of NASA/Visions.


Editor in Chief & Design Director: Bob Guccione

President: Kathy Keeton
Editor: Gurney Williams III
Executive Editor: Patrice Adcroft
Editor At Large: Dick Teresi
Graphics Director: Frank Devino
Managing Editor: Paul Hilts
Art Director: Amy Seissler

 
Contents / Articles

Omnibus (pg 10)
Contributors

Communications (pg 12)
Correspondence

Earth (pg 18)
Environment
by Owen Davies

Life (pg 24)
Anthropology
by Jim Naughton

Mind (pg 26)
Behavior
by Judith Hooper

Body (pg 28)
Health
by James Kitfield

Music (pg 32)
The Arts
by Matthew Kiell

Continuum (pg 37)
Data Bank


SPACEFLIGHT: THE QUEST CONTINUES

First Word (pg 6)
Opinion
by Alan B. Shepard, Jr.

Forum (pg 14)
Dialogue

Space (pg 22)
Comment
by Freeman Dyson

Stars (pg 34)
Astronomy
by Ron Schultz

Missionary Power (pg 46)
Article
by Richard Wolkomir

Geostar (pg 62)
Article
by Gerard K. O'Neill

Heroes in Space (pg 69)
Poster

Moons of Uranus (pg 92)
Pictorial
by Ron Schultz

Daniel J. Boorstin (pg 102)
Interview
by Anthony Liversidge

Alien Landing (pg 114)
Contest Results
by Owen Davies


The Book of Blood (pg 54)
Fiction
by Clive Barker

Against Babylon (pg 86)
Fiction
by Robert Silverberg

Antimatter (pg 109)
UFOs, etc.

Explorations (pg 132)
Commemoration
by Jane Goodall

Bahama Bank (pg 140)
Phenomena

Games (pg 148)
Diversions
by Scot Morris

Last Word (pg 150)
Humor
by Joseph F. Conroy