Omni September 1987

 

 

REDEFINING DEATH

SUPERSCIENTISTS

SIX MINDS THAT COULD SAVE THE WORLD

 
OMNI1987SeptLG
Vol.9 No. 12
 
Cover Art: Imagine an existence without consciousness, lacking all sensory awareness. Conjure up a sense of all the twilight area between life and death, totally dependant on medical technology. It's a world artist Tim White has contemplated for our cover.
 
Contents / Articles

First Word
The Future of the Constitution
by Alan M. Dershowitz

Omnibus
Camp Omni

Communications
Correspondence

Forum
Readers and Censorship

Artificial Intelligence
Encyclopedic Network
by Steven Ditlea

Space
The Ulysses Project
by Doug Stewart

Explorations
The Problem with Olives
by Joni K. Miller

Books
High-tech Scribes
by Elizabeth Stone

Continuum
Physicists and Superconductivity,etc

Six Scientists Who May Save the World
Rosalie Bertell, Peter Raven, Ervin Laszio,
Virginia Walbot, Amory and Hunter Lovins
by Bill Lawren

Palidrome
Fiction
by Thomas M. Disch

Splish Splash
Pictorial: Forever Blowing Bubbles
by Scot Morris

Last Rights
Redefining Death
by Kathleen Stein

Pictures Made of Stones
Fiction by Lucius Shepard

Brigazoon
Pictorial: The Art of Pierre LaCombe
by Thomas M. Disch

Bruce Ogilvie
Interview: Sports Psychology and Success
Mark Teich and Pamela Weintraub Antimatter
UFOs and the Navy's Avengers, etc.

Star Tech
The 1987 Consumer Electronics Show
by Marjorie Costello

Games
The World's Hardest Which-Is-Which Quiz,
plus the Game Preserve
by Scott Morris

Last Word
Humor: The Bible's Middle Testament
by John Carlson and John Trueson