Omni May 1989

 

 

WINNING THE DERBY:
HIGH-TECH FORMULAS THAT REALLY WORK

PLUS

THE MAHARISHI EFFECT:
STUDENTS WHO TAP THE UNIVERSE

PETER HAGELSTEIN: CREATING ONE OF THE MOST TERRIFYING WEAPONS IN HISTORY

REEF MADNESS: CAN WE SAVE
THE WORLD'S OCEANS?

AND A NOVELETTE
BY ROBERT SILVERBERG

 
OMNI1989MayLG

Vol.11 No. 8

Cover Art: Picking a sure winner at the track is never easy, but the horse in this month's cover has success written all over him. Created by the team of Stanley Martucci and Sheryl Griesbach, this oil painting represents the intriguing world of gambling.


Editor in Chief & Design Director: Bob Guccione

President: Kathy Keeton
Editor: Patrice Adcroft
Graphics Director: Frank Devino
Managing Editor: Steve Fox
Art Director: Dwayne Flinchum

 
Contents / Articles

First Word (pg 8)
Foresting the Earth
by Norman Myers

Omnibus (pg 12)
Data Bank

Communications (pg 14)
Correspondence

Forum (pg 16)
Reeducating America
by Karen Emmons

Space (pg 20)
Moon River
by Gerard K. O'Neill

Earth (pg 22)
Starry Blight
by Kenneth Brower

The Arts (pg 24)
Fantasies of the Opera
by David Perry

Stars (pg 26)
Infrared Miners
by Steve Nadis

Body (pg 28)
Brain Man
by Mary S. Glucksman

Continuum (pg 33)
Evolution Today, etc.

Easy Money (pg 42)
Winning the Derby: Formulas That Work
by Michael Skinner

The Gates of Babel (pg 50)
Fiction
by J.R. Dunn

Eggs to See (pg 58)
Pictorial

Levitation U. (pg 66)
Students Who Tap the Universe
by Douglas Starr

Interview (pg 74)
Star Warrior Peter Hagelstein
by Bill Moseley

Antimatter (pg 81)
UFOs Invade Summer Camp, etc.

Games (pg 96)
Making a Name Chain
by Scot Morris

To The Promised Land (pg 104)
Fiction
by Robert Silverberg

Star Tech (pg 120)
High-Tech Toys for Tots
by Judy Feldman

Last Word (pg 124)
Humor: Government Nicknames?
by Steve Fox