Omni January 1992

 

 

51 THINGS YOU MUST
KNOW ABOUT YOUR FUTURE

REPORT CARD ON THE PLANET

MAPPING OUR MINDSCAPE

COMPREHENDING CHAOS & FICTION BY URSULA K. LE GUIN

 
OMNI1992JanLG

Vol.14 No. 4

Cover Art: This month's cover is a departure from Omni, highlighting our list of important things to know.

 
Contents / Articles

First Word
Physics and the Theory of Everything
by Margaret Wertheim

Forum
Space and the presidency
by Keith Ferrell

Communications
Readers' Writes

Space
The Soviets sell out
by James Oberg

Body
Tinkering with evolution
by Keith Harary

Tools
Whirlybirds, real birds
by Sandy Fritz

Wheels
Smart Highways
by Jeffrey Zygmont

Earth
Third World recycling
by Ben Barber

Games
The year's best games
by Scot Morris

Political Science
Ailing trauma facilities
by Tom Dworetzky

Continuum
Environmental report card

51 Things You Must Know About Science, Technology, and Your Future
Everything (well, almost) you always wanted
to know about science but were afraid to ask
by Melinda Snodgrass

Fiction: Encounter with the Gorgonids
by Ursula K. Le Guin

Mapping the Mindfields
by Bob Berger

OMNI Treasure Hunt Preview

Fiction: Carl's Lawn and Garden
by Terry Bisson

Squid!
by Arthur C. Clarke

World of Electronic Games

Interview
Chaos explained
by Thomas Bass