Omni June 1993

 

 

SEX AND VIOLANCE AMONG THE PRIMATES

WIN A NEW CORVETTE! DETAILS INSIDE

DISPUTE! HOW TO REPAIR THE AIR

PLUS:
DOES THE OZONE LAYER
REALLY NEED FIXING?

HERESY!
THREE SCIENTISTS BATTLE THE ESTABLISHMENT

NEW RESEARCH!
WHAT CAUSES AIDS

SCIENCE FICTION!
CYBERSTOCK RACEWAYS

 
OMNI1993JuneLG

Vol.15 No. 8

Controversy, contradiction, contentiousness - mention ozone and you'll likely run into all three.
We've got heady opinion, provacative commentary, bold speculatioin. An Atmospheric, as it were, issue.
Cover by Chris Moore.


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 4)
Scientists come to the aid of their imprisoned colleagues in China.
by Fang Li Zhi and Richard Dicker

Communications (pg 6)

Travek (pg 8)
by Wallace Kaufman

Wheels (pg 10)
by Steve Nadis

Political Science (pg 12)
Defending Star Wars
by Tom Dworetzky

Electronic Universe (pg 14)
by Gregg Keizer

Earth (pg 18)
Chefs against biotechnology
by Linda Marsa

Animals (pg 20)
Do elephants ever forget?
by Steve Nadis

Kid Stuff (pg 22)
New books show the people behind scientific discoveries.
by Robert K.J. Killheffer

Continuum (pg 27)

Ozone Politics (pg 34)
No evidence exists for the ozone hole, says the author,
Eminent science-fiction writer Frederik Pohl disagrees.
by James P. Hogan

Heresy! Three Modern Galileos (pg 43)
The Church doesn't have to persecute maverick scientists anymore.
Other scientists do it instead.
by Anthony Liversidge

Beyond HIV: Assembling the AIDS Puzzle (pg 52)
Starling new research sheds light on how HIV causes AIDS.
by Colm Kelleher

Fiction: Grand Prix (pg 58)
by Simon Ings

Air Repair (pg 62)
Engineering solutions to global warming
by Owen Davies

Interview (pg 69)
by Robert L. Trivers

Antimatter (pg 79)

Games (pg 96)
by Scot Morris