Omni July 1988

 

 

WHO'S AHEAD IN THE SPACE RACE?
WHO'S LAST?


SPECIAL SPACE ISSUE

CASTLES IN THE AIR:
THE UTTER POETRY OF OFF-EARTH ARCHITECTURE

SPACE ENTREPRENEURS:
A CAPITALIST'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY

SHOULD WE GO TO MARS?
YOUR CHANCE TO VOTE

PLUS: EINSTEIN'S EDITOR SPEAK OUT

 
OMNI1988JulyLG

Vol.10 No. 10

Cover Art: A deserted piazza is destroyed as a Gothic cathedral rockets into outer space, leaving the village engulfed in its wake of smoke and flame. This month's cover was created by Viennese painter Jorg Huber.


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

Omnibus (pg 10)
Data Bank

Communications (pg 14)
Correspondence

Arts (pg 24)
The Woman Who Edited Einstein
by Mark Teich

TAKING UP SPACE: OUR FUTURE AMONG THE STARS

First Word (pg 6)
Young Astronauts and Tomorrow's Challenge
by Jack Anderson

Space (pg 18)
Mission: Mars
by Justine Kaplain

Forum (pg 20)
Space Poll Results

Continuum (pg 27)
The Candidates' Commitment to NASA, etc.

Castles in the air (pg 36)
Zero-g Architecture
by Kathleen Stein

Starship Enterprise (pg 50)
Entrepreneurial Ventures
by Beth Karlin

Through the Windows of Night Skies (pg 60)
Pictorial: A View from the Cosmos
by Nina Guccione

Making the Grade (pg 70)
How're They Doing? A Country-by-Country Report
by Jerry Grey


The Dream of the Wolf (pg 42)
Fiction
by Scott Bradfield

Interview (pg 76)
Oscar Arias Sanchez, Nobel Peace Prize-winner
by Hans Janitschek

Antimatter (pg 83)
UFO Magazines, etc.

Star Tech (pg 112)
Futuristic Car Designs
by Majorie Costello

Games (pg 114)
Omni Dictionary, Part 4
by Scot Morris

Last Word (pg 116)
Humor: Disenchanted Lab Animals
by Joe Fodor