Omni May 1988

 

 

NUCLEAR RENAISSANCE

REACTORS ARE BACK AND
REACTIONS ARE GOOD

SACRED ARCHITECTURE OF THE NEW AGE

 
OMNI1988MayLG

Vol.10 No. 8

Cover Art: Part of the permanent collection of the Hiroshima Museum of Modern Art, the photo on this month's cover was shot by New York-based photographer Kan to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.


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 8)
Big Brother's Society
by Ira Glasser

Omnibus (pg 10)
Data Bank

Communications (pg 12)
Correspondence

Forum (pg 14)
Nuclear-Free Zones
by Gregg Levoy

Earth (pg 18)
Conservation Views of the Presidential Candidates
by Cathy Spencer

Artificial Intelligence (pg 20)
Stolen Sounds
by Robert Neumann

Space (pg 24)
The Women of NASA
by Lindsy Van Gelder

Body (pg 28)
Remote-Controlled Surgery
by Richard Wolkomir

Continuum (pg 31)
The Politics of Immortality, etc.

Nuclear Reactions (pg 40)
Future Energy
by Joel Davis

Life of Buddha (pg 52)
Fiction
by Lucius Shepard

Spirit Dwellings (pg 64)
Mystical Architecture
by Jamake Highwater

Mixed Marriages (pg 76)
Pictorial: Claude Verlinde's Fantasy Art
by Nina Guccione

Interview (pg 84)
John Bell, Particle Physicist
by Charles Mann and Robert Crease

Bound for Glory (pg 94)
Pictorial: Mummies
by Nina Guccione

The Girl Who Loved Animals (pg 100)
Fiction
by Bruce McAllister

Antimatter (pg 107)
Mysterious Men in Black, etc.

Mind (pg 122)
Rhythm and Wombs
by Bibi Wein

Star Tech (pg 136)
SuperAntennas, Seasickproof Boats, and
Other Tools for the Year 2000

Games (pg 140)
Eccentric Inventors, plus Crossword Puzzle Results
by Scot Morris

Last Word (pg 142)
Humor: Bad Apples
by Kathy Thornock