Omni November 1988

 

 

ROBOPSYCHOLOGY AND COMPUTERS:
LOVE AT FIRST BYTE

HAIR FOLLICLES OF
THE RICH AND FAMOUS

ALAN GUTH ON THE BIRTH
OF NEW UNIVERSES

AMERICA'S YOUNGEST
INVENTORS

 
OMNI1988NovLG

Vol.11 No. 2

Cover Art: This month's cover is by New York painter Marvin Mattelson. It was commissioned by the School of Visual Arts as a poster to illustrate the quote, "Even a great idea is only an idea until you make it real".


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 4)
The Right to Die
by Ruth Macklin

Omnibus (pg 8)
Data Bank

Communications (pg 10)
Correspondence

Television (pg 14)
The Remaking of the Presidents
by Garry Willis

Competition (pg 20)
The Me Generation
by Scot Morris

Space (pg 22)
The Earth Observing System
by Steve Nadis

Body (pg 26)
Traumatic Birth and Suicide
by Sherry Baker

Earth (pg 30)
Nuclear Fertilzer
by Cathy Spencer

Continuum (pg 33)
Useful Anthropology, etc.

Robopsychology (pg 42)
People and Computers: Love at First Byte?
by Rosemarie Robotham

Shoo Fly (pg 50)
Fiction
by Richard Matheson

Hair-Raising Science (pg 58)
Hair Analysis: Unlocking the Secrets of the Dead and Famous
by Gurney Williams III

Child's Play (pg 64)
Pictorial: America's Youngest Inventors

Interview (pg 74)
Alan Guth, Cosmological Physicist
by Gregory Benford

Antimatter (pg 81)
UFO Videocassettes, etc.

Youthful Folly (pg 105)
Fiction
by Lucius Shepard

Star Tech (pg 122)
Luxury Items for the Year 2000

Games (pg 124)
Geometry's Snowflake Curve, plus Video Game Tips
by Scot Morris and Kevin McKinney

Last Word (pg 128)
Humor: Advertising Star Wars
by R. Edward McNeil