Omni January 1986

 

 

SPACE:

NASA'S NEXT STEPS
TOWARD THE STARS

 
OMNI1986JanLG

Vol.8 No. 4

Cover Art: Kansas City photographer Michael Radencich and designer Steve Hayes collaborated on this picture, commissioned by Opti-Copy. Concepts begin in the mind, travel to the eye, and then flash through bars of condensing lenses to produce an image on film.


Editor in Chief & Design Director: Bob Guccione

President.: Kathy Keeton
Editor: Gurney Williams III
Graphics Director: Frank Devino
Managing Editor: Paul Hilts
Art Director: Amy Seissler

 
Contents / Articles

First Word (pg 6)
Opinion
by Pamela McCorduck

Omnibus (pg 10)
Contributors

Communications (pg 12)
Correspondence

Forum (pg 14)
Dialogue

Earth (pg 18)
Environment
by Richard Levine

Life (pg 20)
Anthropology
by Bill Lawren

Space (pg 22)
Comment
by James and Alcestis Oberg

Books (pg 24)
The Arts
by Philip J. Hilts

Continuum (pg 27)
Data Bank

Closest Encounters (pg 36)
Article
by Edward Regis, Jr.

Tangents (pg 40)
Fiction
by Greg Bear

On The Wings of Wind (pg 44)
Pictorial
by Kathleen McAuliffe

Jogger on the High Road (pg 52)
Article
by Barbara Rowes

Sam and the Banzai Runner (pg 60)
Fiction
by Dean Ing

Laurels (and Hardy's) (pg 68)
Ignoble Prizes
by Frank Kendig

Mind Menagerie (pg 74)
Article
by Judith Hooper and Dick Teresi

NASA's Next Steps Toward the Stars (pg 78)
Lew Allen Interview
by Ron Schultz

Antimatter (pg 83)
UFOs, etc.

OMNI Treasure Hunt (pg 100)
Contest Preview

Larva in the Leaf (pg 102)
Phenomena
by Kjell B. Sanved

Games (pg 112)
Diversions
by Scot Morris

Last Word (pg 114)
Humor: Parker Bennett
by Parker Bennett