Omni December 1987

 

 

MISSING TIME:
A NEW LOOK AT ALIEN ABDUCTIONS


TOYS OF TOMORROW

NASA IN THE 21ST CENTURY

THE HARVARD/LEIDEN COLLECTION
OF MEDICAL ODDITIES

 
OMNI1987DecLG

Vol.10 No. 3

Cover Art: Splitting his time evenly between commercial and personal project Utah-based artist
Steven Hunt created this month's cover. The photographic illustration was an experiment using multiple exposures to compose a single image. Its meaning, he says, depends on the viewer.


Editor in Chief & Design Director: Bob Guccione

President.: Kathy Keeton
Editor: Patrice Adcroft
Graphics Director: Frank Devino
Editor at Large: Dick Teresi
Managing Editor: Steve Fox
Art Director: Dwayne Flinchum

 
Contents / Articles

First Word (pg 10)
Medical Confidentiality
by Robert Gallo

Omnibus (pg 14)
Data Bank

Communications (pg 16)
Correspondence

Forum (pg 18)
On Death and Dying

Space (pg 22)
Design Your Own Space Station
by Steve Ditlea

Explorations (pg 26)
African Christmas
by Mark Patinkin

Arts (pg 28)
World's Biggest Science-Fiction Auction
by Blythe Arbinger

Earth (pg 34)
Sun Drawings
by Judith Bell

Stars (pg 40)
Measuring The Galaxy
by Marcia Bartusiak

Continuum (pg 43)
Digital Audiotapes, etc.

Secret Sharers (pg 52)
Alien Abductions
by Pamela Weintraub

Hidden Memories: Are You An Abductee (pg 55)
Inquiring Minds Want to Know

Future Toys (pg 60)
Playthings of Tomorrow
by Jessica Maxwell

Pee-Wee's Future Playhouse (pg 62)
Pee-wee Herman Goes High Tech
by Marion Long

Adeste Fideles (pg 68)
Fiction: Christmas on Mars
by Fredrik Pohl

Body Snatcher (pg 82)
Pictorial: Medical Oddities
by Don Lessem

Psychotales (pg 92)
Revealing Your Personality Through the works of
John Updike, John Cheever, Langston Hughes,
and Jayne Anne Phillips
by Jerome L. Singer

Floral Derangement (pg 100)
Pictorial: X-rayed Flowers
by Nina Guccione

Arachne (pg 108)
Fiction: Future Law
by Lisa Mason

Interview (pg 120)
NASA: Redux: James Fletcher
by Alcestis Oberg

Antimatter (pg 131)
Earthquakes and UFOs, etc.

Mind (pg 162)
Computerized Therapy
by Peter Garrison

Star Tech (pg 167)
Personal Blimps, Pet Dating and
Other Tools for the Year 2000

Games (pg 176)
Omni in Oregon, Plus Treasure Hunt Winners
by Scot Morris

Last Word (pg 178)
Humor: Flat Earth
by Dean Christopher