Omni March 1992

 

 

DINOSAURS:
AND NOW FOR SOMEWTHING
COMPLETELY DIFFERENT

EXCLUSIVE:
MAPPING THE GEONUCLEAR TERRAIN

PLUS
ENDANGERED DATA,
ZOMBIE JAZZ,
AND HOW TO BECOME AN
ENVIRONMENTAL TOURIST

 
OMNI1992MarLG

Vol.14 No. 6

Cover Art: What did dinosaurs look like? Paleontologist and non-scientists alike have thier own visions of the creatures, including Hajime Sorayama(The Image Bank), whose toothy monster claims our cover.

 
Contents / Articles

First Word
The men's movement
by Carol Bly

Earth
Frozen clues to the environment's future
by Billy Allstetter

Communications
Reader's writes

Artificial Intelligence
Movies by computer
by Steve Ditlea

Wheeks
A new type of engine may soon be purring
under your car's hood
by Jeffrey Zygmont

Books
A different past, the same future
by Robert K.J. Killheffer

Political Science
Mexico and free trade
by Tom Dworetzky

Electronic Universe
Mixing education and entertainment
by Gregg Keizer

Games
Bulletin-board humor
by Scott Morris

Continuum

Nuclear World Order
The Cold War with the Soviets is over.
So who else has the bomb?
by Carl A. Posey

Touring the Jungles
Vacationing in endangered areas gives a unique perspective
on the damage we're doing to the environment.
by Tom Dworetzky

Crumbling Infostructure
Every day, books, movies, and computer data decay and
eventually disapprear. How can we save them?
by Gregg Keizer

Interview
Paleontologist Robert Bakker has unusual theories about dinosaurs
by Vicki Linder

Fiction: A Little Night Music
Jazz from hell: Some out-of-this-world music has a chilling effect.
by Lucius Shepard>