Omni December 1993

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL BATTLEGROUND:
SAVING THE WORLD

THE MIND OF NOSTRADAMUS:
PORTRAIT OF A PROPHET


THREE COMPLETE
SCIENCE FICTION STORIES

SPECIAL!
SPYING ON CELLS

 
OMNI1993DecLG

Vol.16 No. 3

Although he died 400 years ago, Nostradamus haunts us still, as the cover by Beksinski (courtesy of Dmochowski Gallery) suggest. This month, we reexamine his prophecies and look beyond them at the man himself.


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 6)
by Albert B. Reynolds

Communications (pg 8)

Wheels (pg 10)
by Anna Copeland

Electronic Universe (pg 12)
by Gregg Keizer

Space (pg 16)
by Devera Pine

Political Science (pg 18)
by Tom Dworetzky

Arts (pg 20)
A Polish surrealist becomes Harlan Ellison's muse.
by Robert K.J. Killheffer

Funds (pg 28)
by Linda Marsa

Books (pg 30)
by Robert K.J. Killheffer

Omni online (pg 32)
by Keith Ferrell

Stars (pg 33)
by Steve Nadis

Continuum (pg 35)

The Resurrection of Nostradamus (pg 42)
Taking a fresh look at the prophecies of the
sixteenth-century seer
by Dava Sobel

Saving Our World's Heritage (pg 52)
The ultimate VIP list - very important places
by Ellen Hoffman

Reinventing Education: The Chicago Experiment (pg 62)
Nobel laueate Leon Lederman heads up a program dedicated to
changing the way Chicago school kids learn math and science
by Sharon McAuliffe

Performance-Based Tests (pg 66)
by Kath Seal

Fiction: The Relativity of Chaos (pg 70)
by Michaela Roessner, Connie Willis, and John Kessel

Interview (pg 77)
by Thomas Bass

Antimatter (pg 86)

Games (pg 112)
Denmark, elephant, gray kangaroo, orange
by Scot Morris