Omni November 1993

 

 

JOYCE CAROL OATES:
NEW FICTION

IMMORTALITY:
LIVE FOREVER IN A COMPUTER


EXCLUSIVE:
NEW INSIGHTS INTO COMPULSIVE EATING

BREAKTHROUGH!
CYBERSPACE CONTROVERSY

 
OMNI1993NovLG

Vol.16 No. 2

How do we reconcile the aesthetic - the intangible - with science and tangible?
The experts offer their views. Cover art by Ray Roberts.


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
Art Director: Cathryn Mezzo

 
Contents / Articles

First Word (pg 4)
Picking up the Cold War's pieces
by Susan Eisenhower

Communications (pg 6)

Digs (pg 8)
by Eric Adams

Funds (pg 10)
by Linda Marsa

Museums (pg 12)
by Pat Janowski

Mind (pg 14)
Programmed to overeat?
by Douglas Stein

Medicine (pg 18)
by Gary Null

Electronic Universe (pg 22)
by Gregg Keizer

Space (pg 24)
NASA's customers speak.
by Leonard David

Style (pg 26)
Cleaning up naturally
by Kyle Roderick

Omni online (pg 28)
by Keith Ferrell

Continuum (pg 31)

Bordercrossings: A Converation in Cyberspace (pg 38)
It's a timeless yet uniquely modern question: Are art and science
irreconcilable? A writer, a scholar and a scientist discuss it via a
medium that mixes the two: electronic mail.
by Janet Stites

Future War, Future Peace (pg 51)
How will we wage war - and keep the peace - in the years to come?
by Ben Bova

Souls in Silicon (pg 66)
Tranferring the human brain to a computer may no longer
be science fiction
Frederik Pohl and Hans Moravec

Fiction: Thanksgiving (pg 78)
by Joyce Carol Oates

Interview (pg 91)
by Bill Moseley

Antimatter (pg 101)

Games (pg 143)
by Scot Morris