Omni May 1993

 

 

SPECIAL SPACE ISSUE

25 YEARS OF 2001

POWER FROM SPACE: NOW

AMAZING ARGENTINE DINOSAURS

FUTURE FINANCE:
THE RETURN OF BARTER

SPACE AGE MYTHS & MISCONCEPTIONS

CONTROVERSIAL INTERVIEW:
SEX, DRUGS, AND EVOLUTION

ENVIRONMENTAL BREAKTHROUGH:
GREEN HOUSING

 
OMNI1993MayLG

Vol.15 No. 7

We focus on some rather unusual space-related topics this month: delivering solar power to the Earth via an orbiting satellite, correcting some widely held beliefs about spaceflight, and celebrating the movie that crystallized our dreams about space. Cover artwork by Tsuneo Sanda.


Editor in Chief & Design Director: Bob Guccione

President & C.O.O.: Kathy Keeton
Editor: Keith Ferrell
Executive VP/ Graphics Director: Frank Devino
Managing Editor: Caroline Dark
Senior Art Director: Dwayne Flinchum

 
Contents / Articles

First Word (pg 8)
A Nobel Prize winner reveals his scientific muses.
by Roald Hoffmann and Vivian Torrence

Communications (pg 10)

Funds (pg 12)
Barter moves into the boardroom
by Linda Marsa

Political Science (pg 14)
We must discover the way of the civilian warrior.
by Tom Dworetzky

Electronic Universe (pg 18)
by Gregg Keizer

Books (pg 20)
by James Sallis

Style (pg 22)
Energy efficiency comes first at a New Jersey architectural firm.
by Michelle Kearns

Continuum (pg 27)

A Clean, Well-Lighted Space (pg 34)
Solar-power satellites, U.S. energy needs, and a brighter future.
by Ben Bova

Space Myths and Misconceptions (pg 38)
How much of what you "know" about space is wrong?
by James Oberg

2001 at 25 (pg 42)
A look back at the making of an epic.
by Piers Bizony

Jose Bonaparte: Master of the Mesozoic (pg 52)
In Argentina, a man with no formal paleontological training
is digging up the world's weirdest dinosaurs.
by Don Lessem

Fiction: The Diane Arbus Suicide Portfolio (pg 58)
by Marc Laidlaw

Somalia's Cry (pg 64)
Photos give "voice to the voiceless".
by Marion Long

Interview (pg 69)
by Sukie Miller

Antimatter (pg 79)

Games (pg 94)
IQ-test answers
by Scot Morris