Omni December 1986

 

 

INTERSPECIES COMMUNICATION

THE EXPERIMENT BEGINS

 
OMNI1986DecLG

Vol.9 No. 3

Cover Art: The spoonbill tunes its lute and the swan blows gently through its saxaphone as the ensemble greets the day -- and humankind -- in John Marsh's Dawn Chorus (commissioned in Englad by TDK tapes). The sounds of all creatures, man and beast alike, comprise Earth's symphony.

 
Contents / Articles

First Word
Nuclear Energy
by Harold B. Finger

Omnibus
Contributors

Communications
Correspondence

Forum
Invertebrates
by E.O. Wilson and Sy Montgomery

Space
Satellite Bandits
by Larry Kahaner

Earth
Battling Toxic Waste
by Eleanor Smith

Explorations
Arctic Sun
by Karen Freifeld

Artificial Intelligence
Holograms
by Jack B. Roschester

Books
Best Books of 1986
by Gurney Williams III

Music
Swine Lake
by Marjorie Mann

Mind
Making the Blind See
by James McConnell

Continuum

Calls of the Wild
Interspecies Communication
by Doug Starr

The Daydream Machine
Computers
by Kathleen McAuliffe

The Girl with the Vita-Gel Hair
Fiction
by Thomas M. Disch

Back-Room Bestiary
Pictorial: Animal Mummies
by Stephen Jay Gould and Rosamond Wolff Purcell

The Soviets' Peace Program
Mystic Detente
by Patrick Tierney

Covenant of Souls
Fiction
by Michael Swanwick

Space Sentries
Pictorial: NORAD
by Myron Berger

Linus Pauling
Interview
by Bill Moseley

Antimatter
UFOs and the Paranormal

Games
Year's Best Games
by Scot Morris and Phil Wisewell

Star Tech
Tools for the Year 2000

Last Word
Humor: Military Research
by Terry Runte