Volume 16

October 1993 to September 1994

Vol.:No. YYYY:MM Page Title Section Author
16:01 1993:10 6 First Word A cultural anthropologist, the author sees parallels between our current fascination with cyborgs and the oldest dramas of human history. David Hess
16:01 1993:10 8 Communications Readers’ writes
16:01 1993:10 10 Mind Some scientists think even bacteria are conscious. Anthony Liversidge
16:01 1993:10 12 Wheels A safe, cheap car that gets 150 miles a gallon: It’s not as futuristic as it sounds. Simson L. Garfinkel
16:01 1993:10 14 Earth The Grand Canyon as a hydroelectric-dam-cum-water-theme- park, and other bad environmental ideas Tim Redmond , Marc Mowrey
16:01 1993:10 16 Kid Stuff A science museum kids hate to leave Peter Callahan
16:01 1993:10 18 Animals Marine biologists join forces to save manatees. Kathleen McAuliffe
16:01 1993:10 20 Medicine Alternative therapy and the government Peter Callahan
16:01 1993:10 22 Political Science Virtual reality becomes virtual mundanity. Tom Dworetzky
16:01 1993:10 24 Omni Online Presenting the ultimate tool for the twenty-first century Keith Ferrell
16:01 1993:10 25 Books Has science lost touch with spirituality and humanity? Robert K. J. Killheffer
16:01 1993:10 28 Stars Southern exposure: Astronomers take their telescopes to the hot spot of research?the South Pole. Patricia Barnes-Svarney
16:01 1993:10 30 Space Let’s put NASA out to pasture and bring in a new, streamlined space agency. James A. M. Muncy
16:01 1993:10 33 Continuum Okay, Johnny, how cold is it?; forest animals plant trees by losing their lunch; and more. Richard Wolkomir, et al.
16:01 1993:10 40 Notes from the New Land At the Monroe Institute, participants go on an extraordinary journey – induced by sound patterns – both into and beyond themselves. Murray Cox
16:01 1993:10 50 The Consciousness Wars The world’s preeminent consciousness researchers call each other names, ridicule each other’s books, and argue heatedly about the nature of the mind, the brain, and the soul. Robert K. J. Killheffer
16:01 1993:10 60 Finding God in the Three-Pound Universe: The Neuroscience of Transcendence A few researchers and scientists are seeking to learn how – and where – the brain experiences religious ecstasy. The ensuing controversy challenges concepts of religion and neuroscience. David Porush
16:01 1993:10 82 Mefisto in Onyx Fiction. You’ve never read? – nd Harlan Ellison has never written – anything like this story. The longest piece in Omni’s history, it’s also one of the most unusual. A love story, a crime story, a science-fiction story, this novella – Harlan’s first in 15 years! – is also deeply engaged with our topic question, the nature of the soul. A masterpiece, by one of the major writers of our time, or any time, working at absolutely the top of his form. Harlan Ellison
16:01 1993:10 74 Spirit Exercises Can you remember the last time you stopped to consider the meaning of your life? To help you increase your sense of self-awareness, we present these seven simple exercises. Keith Harary
16:01 1993:10 99 Interview Neuroscientist Michael Gazzaniga’s groundbreaking studies of split-brain patients inspired intriguing new theories of brain architecture. Diane Connors
16:01 1993:10 113 Antimatter The fall of communism makes Russia safe for UFOIogy; something hums an annoying tune out West; and more.
16:01 1993:10 143 Games Omni turns 15, a very auspicious number. Scot Morris
16:01 1993:10 144 Last Word A few intrepid researchers discover that smart drugs have some drawbacks. Join us for a look at this new and groundbreaking research, sure to prompt excitement and outrage. Stan Sinberg
16:02 1993:11 4 First Word Picking up the Cold War’s pieces Susan Eisenhower
16:02 1993:11 6 Communications Readers` Writes
16:02 1993:11 8 Digs Religion and freedom Eric Adams
16:02 1993:11 10 Funds Anatomy of a ripoff Linda Marsa
16:02 1993:11 12 Museums Columbus on disk Pat Janowski
16:02 1993:11 14 Mind Programmed to overeat? Douglas Stein
16:02 1993:11 18 Medicine Chelation therapy Gary Null
16:02 1993:11 22 Electronic Universe Down with dinos Gregg Keizer
16:02 1993:11 24 Space NASA’s customers speak. Leonard David
16:02 1993:11 26 Style Cleaning up naturally Kyle Roderick
16:02 1993:11 28 Omni Online Up and running Keith Ferrell
16:02 1993:11 120 Games Scot Morris
16:02 1993:11 31 Continuum
16:02 1993:11 38 Bordercrossings: A Conversation in Cyberspace 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. Janet Stites
16:02 1993:11 51 Future War, Future Peace How will we wage war – and keep the peace?in the years to come? Ben Bova
16:02 1993:11 66 Souls in Silicon Transferring the human brain to a computer may no longer be science fiction. Frederik Pohl , Hans Moravec
16:02 1993:11 78 Thanksgiving Fiction. Joyce Carol Oates
16:02 1993:11 91 Interview Dennis Muren Bill Moseley
16:02 1993:11 101 Antimatter
16:03 1993:12 6 First Word The return of nuclear power Albert B. Reynolds
16:03 1993:12 8 Communications Readers` Writes
16:03 1993:12 10 Wheels Car talk: the brothers Magliozzi go trisyllabic Anna Copeland
16:03 1993:12 12 Electronic Universe Out-of-house experiences Gregg Keizer
16:03 1993:12 16 Space What`s for dinner? Eating a balanced diet in microgravity isn`t easy. Devera Pine
16:03 1993:12 18 Political Science The former United States Tom Dworetzky
16:03 1993:12 20 Arts At play in the fields of the weird A Polish surrealist becomes Harlan Ellison’s muse. Robert K. J. Killheffer
16:03 1993:12 28 Funds Investment clubs Linda Marsa
16:03 1993:12 30 Books Looking for a little respect Robert K. J. Killheffer
16:03 1993:12 32 Omni Online Launched and getting raves Keith Ferrell
16:03 1993:12 33 Stars An ear to the heavens Steve Nadis
16:03 1993:12 35 Continuum Soviet space sellout
16:03 1993:12 42 The Resurrection of Nostradamus Taking a fresh look at the prophecies of the sixteenth-century seer Dava Sobel
16:03 1993:12 52 Saving Our World’s Heritage The ultimate VIP list – very important places Ellen Hoffman
16:03 1993:12 62 Reinventing Education: The Chicago Experiment Nobel laureate Leon Lederman heads up a program dedicated to changing the way Chicago school kids learn math and science. Sharon McAuliffe
16:03 1993:12 66 Performance-Based Tests Feature Kathy Seal
16:03 1993:12 70 The Relativity of Chaos Fiction. Michaela Roessner, Connie Willis,  John Kessel
16:03 1993:12 77 Interview Bert Sakmann Thomas Bass
16:03 1993:12 86 Antimatter
16:03 1993:12 112 Games Denmark, elephant, gray, kangaroo, orange Scot Morris
16:04 1994:01 6 First Word Drug tourism in the Amazon Marlene Dobkin de Rios
16:04 1994:01 8 Communications Readers` Writes
16:04 1994:01 12 Electronic Universe All the news that`s fit to download Gregg Keizer
16:04 1994:01 14 Travel Beasts in the Everglades Kalia Doner
16:04 1994:01 18 Earth Clean up the world Anthony Liversidge
16:04 1994:01 20 Omni Treasure Hunt Preview Page
16:04 1994:01 22 Wheels Satellites monitor truckers Paul C. Schuytema
16:04 1994:01 24 Style Sex pheromones hit the market Michael Krantz
16:04 1994:01 26 Artificial Intelligence Sight into sound Steve Nadis
16:04 1994:01 28 Kid Stuff The importance of being cool Gregg Keizer
16:04 1994:01 29 Omni Online Virtual delights Keith Ferrell
16:04 1994:01 31 Continuum
16:04 1994:01 38 The Last Great Experiment of the 20th Century Will the missing link in the Big Bang theory soon be found? Scientists search for the rare top quark. Dick Teresi
16:04 1994:01 48 Random Access, Remote Control: The Evolution of Storytelling Is it a game or is it a story? The writer of WarGames muses over the emerging interactive medium. Walter Parkes
16:04 1994:01 56 Please Freeze Me The winner of the Omni Immortality Contest is announced and is offered a chance at future life. Charles Piatt
16:04 1994:01 62 A Man On Crutches Fiction. Paul Park
16:04 1994:01 73 Interview Red Whittaker. Breeding robots Paul Bagne
16:04 1994:01 79 Antimatter
16:04 1994:01 104 Games Desktop magic Scot Morris
16:05 1994:02 6 First Word Race matters Greg Meyerson
16:05 1994:02 8 Communications Readers` Writes
16:05 1994:02 9 Political Science Richard Nixon reborn Tom Dworetzky
16:05 1994:02 10 Arts Getting a lot for a little Robert K. J. Killheffer
16:05 1994:02 12 Omni Treasure Hunt
16:05 1994:02 16 Mind Psychoactive cure Nina L. Diamond
16:05 1994:02 18 Sounds Noise annoys Robert Angus
16:05 1994:02 20 Wheels Fuel-cell fever Jeffrey Zygmont
16:05 1994:02 22 Stars Measuring starquakes Bill Lawren
16:05 1994:02 24 Electronic Universe Debbie does Silicon Valley Gregg Keizer
16:05 1994:02 26 Medicine Mapping internal rhythms Hunter Whitney
16:05 1994:02 27 Space Selling America on orbiting ads Devera Pine
16:05 1994:02 29 Continuum
16:05 1994:02 36 Unhealthy Alliances Taxpayers pick up the tab when questionable relationships form between government-financed researchers and drug companies. Are medical ethics losing out to the pressures of big money? Linda Marsa
16:05 1994:02 46 Soul Searching with Francis Crick Codiscoverer of DNA’s double helix attempts to redefine our concept of soul and pinpoint free will. Daniel Voll
16:05 1994:02 56 Assassin Fiction. The ability to change has mixed results. Bruce McAllister
16:05 1994:02 71 Interview: Tom Sever Archaeologist takes to the air and gains perspective on the lay of the land. 77 Antimatter Neil McAleer
16:05 1994:02 100 Games Marshmallows and sports Scot Morris
16:06 1994:03 4 First Word Writing off Africa Randall Baker
16:06 1994:03 6 Communications Readers` Writes
16:06 1994:03 8 Funds The tax man cometh Linda Marsa
16:06 1994:03 10 Sounds Idol Innovations Wayne Yacco
16:06 1994:03 12 Omni Online Your two cents worth Byron Poole
16:06 1994:03 13 Mind The germs of schizophrenia Kathleen McAuliffe
16:06 1994:03 14 Earth Hurricane Omni Carl Posey
16:06 1994:03 16 Museums The computer museum Frederic Paul
16:06 1994:03 18 Digs Bronze age burial sites Mary Ann Tawasha
16:06 1994:03 20 Electronic Universe The final frontier Gregg Keizer
16:06 1994:03 22 Animals Monster rodent Patrick Huyghe
16:06 1994:03 24 Style From outer space to you Nina L. Diamond
16:06 1994:03 27 Continuum
16:06 1994:03 34 Hurricanes: Reaping the Whirlwind The potential increase of severe hurricanes in the coming years sparks the human drive to tame the environment. Carl Posey
16:06 1994:03 50 Electric Sky Lightning, the world’s most spectacular fireworks, is a source of awe and fear and the center of some intensive research. Richard Wolkomir
16:06 1994:03 59 Kite Power Whether on skis, skates, or in a buggy, kites are taking enthusiasts to new heights. Valerie Govig
16:06 1994:03 62 A Wheel in the Desert, The Moon on Some Swings Fiction. Jonathan Carroll
16:06 1994:03 69 Interview Clocking the Big Bang Dava Sobel
16:06 1994:03 76 Antimatter
16:06 1994:03 96 Games Amazing mazes Scot Morris
16:07 1994:04 6 First Word Toward a psychic continuum Keith Harary
16:07 1994:04 8 Communications Readers` Writes
16:07 1994:04 10 Forum Announcing Project Open Book Keith Ferrell
16:07 1994:04 12 Virtual Realities Easing the transition to Mars Tom Dworetzky
16:07 1994:04 16 Stars Computing the universe Steve Nadis
16:07 1994:04 18 Funds Getting goods from the government Linda Marsa
16:07 1994:04 22 Electronic Universe PC cinema Gregg Keizer
16:07 1994:04 24 Space Dealing with Russia Jerry Grey
16:07 1994:04 25 Kid Stuff Science on wheels Peter Callahan
16:07 1994:04 27 Continuum
16:07 1994:04 34 Cosmic Conspiracy: Six Decades of Government UFO Cover-ups, Part I The first of six reports on what has been called a Cosmic Watergate Dennis Stacy
16:07 1994:04 42 Fire, Ice Fiction. Joe Haldeman
16:07 1994:04 48 Inside the Military UFO Underground Three men in the know confess strange tales of alien intrigue. A. J. S. Rayl
16:07 1994:04 60 The Great High-Rise Abduction One woman’s account of alien abduction Patrick Huyghe
16:07 1994:04 68 Soviet Saucers Behind-the-screens look at the history of Russian UFO reports James Oberg
16:07 1994:04 76 Why Did? Fiction. Howard Waldrop
16:07 1994:04 81 Star Warts Satire Frank Cotham
16:07 1994:04 85 Interview Dr. Brian Weiss Nina L. Diamond
16:07 1994:04 112 Games Back words Scot Morris
16:08 1994:05 4 First Word Big energy in thin air Bill Nye
16:08 1994:05 8 Digs Progress and prehistory: urban paleontologists find rare fossils in the wake of bulldozers. Martin Hill
16:08 1994:05 12 Mind Good cop, bad cop Janel Bladow
16:08 1994:05 16 Electronic Universe Dangerous games Gregg Keizer
16:08 1994:05 18 Style What to ear: a look into future fashion Wheels By Jeffrey Zygmont Short trip in a solar car Jessica Cohen
16:08 1994:05 22 Medicine Tropical storms and scientific advances Nina L. Diamond
16:08 1994:05 24 Books Darwin, dinosaurs and DNA Robert K. J. Killheffer
16:08 1994:05 25 Earth When science imitates nature Hunter Whitney
16:08 1994:05 27 Continuum Reading ancient DNA
16:08 1994:05 34 Lucy’s Father Under the guidance of paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson, who unearthed “Lucy” 20 years before, the clan of our earliest ancestors continues to grow. Sharon McAuliffe
16:08 1994:05 42 Complexity There seems to be a pattern here: complexity research at the Santa Fe Institute. Janet Stites
16:08 1994:05 54 Cosmic Conspiracy: Part Two Government cover-ups of multiple sightings in the 1950s Dennis Stacy
16:08 1994:05 58 Black Drongo Fiction. Garry Kilworth
16:08 1994:05 69 Interview Margie Profet Shari Rudavsky
16:08 1994:05 77 Antimatter
16:08 1994:05 94 Games Scot Morris
16:08 1994:05 96 Last Word Vacation on the moon Peter Callahan
16:09 1994:06 4 First Word Of elves and aliens David Brin
16:09 1994:06 6 Forum Remembering Murray Keith Ferrell
16:09 1994:06 8 Arts Alien inspiration Bill Moseley
16:09 1994:06 9 Communications Readers’ Writes
16:09 1994:06 10 Mind Mind reading among the macaques Kathleen Stein
16:09 1994:06 12 Medicine Exploring the deep for the abatement of human ills Michelle Kearns
16:09 1994:06 18 Funds Wheeling and dealing Linda Marsa
16:09 1994:06 20 Electronic Universe Starry, starry nights Gregg Keizer
16:09 1994:06 22 Virtual Realities Varieties of religious experience Tom Dworetzky
16:09 1994:06 24 Earth Swamp of dreams Steve Nadis
16:09 1994:06 27 Continuum The Andy Warhol Museum
16:09 1994:06 34 The Birds First? A Theory to Fit the Facts Reexamining the position that dinosaurs gave rise to birds George Olshevsky
16:09 1994:06 44 Is Science Rational? The way we conduct our sciences may tell us as much about ourselves as it does about the world around us. 54 Cosmic Conspiracy: Six Decades of Government UFO Cover-ups, Part III By Dennis Stacy Revolution may not have been the only thing in the air in the Sixties. George Zebrowski
16:09 1994:06 58 Bloodletting Fiction. Kate Wilhelm
16:09 1994:06 70 Interview Herbert A. Simon. Thinking machines Doug Stewart
16:09 1994:06 77 Antimatter UFO update: to follow theirs stars, SETI researchers have found that they must seek a pot of gold
16:09 1994:06 94 Games The case of the mysterious numbers Scot Morris
16:09 1994:06 96 Last Word UFOs in New York Peter Callahan
16:10 1994:07 4 First Word Lights! Camera! Action! It`s time to script a new show for NASA Jon Cypher
16:10 1994:07 6 Communications Readers` Writes
16:10 1994:07 8 Law Environmental racism Peter Callahan
16:10 1994:07 10 Office 2020 The disappearance of bar codes Paul McCarthy
16:10 1994:07 12 Electronic Universe Fearless predictions: Omni`s top ten reasons that 1994 was good for games Gregg Keizer
16:10 1994:07 14 Digs Trophy skulls Paul McCarthy
16:10 1994:07 18 Wheels Highway winds Steve Nadis
16:10 1994:07 20 Mind Brain waves and personality David Snyder
16:10 1994:07 22 Space Shuttle vs. ozone James Oberg
16:10 1994:07 24 Animals Dolphin sonar Nina L Diamond
16:10 1994:07 25 Earth Taming toxic waste Kent Patterson
16:10 1994:07 27 Continuum Caribbean green, etc. Janet Stites et al.
16:10 1994:07 35 Target Jupiter Modern astronomy is given the opportunity of a lifetime as a comet speeds on a collision course with Jupiter. James Oberg
16:10 1994:07 44 Politics of Apollo Celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of Apollo 11 reminds us of the real heroes in getting America to the moon. Piers Bizony
16:10 1994:07 54 Cosmic Conspiracy: Six Decades of Government UFO Cover-ups Part IV Dennis Stacy
16:10 1994:07 58 Queen of Angels Fiction. Kathe Koja
16:10 1994:07 65 Great moments in science Cartoon Feature Eric Jay Decetis
16:10 1994:07 69 Interview: Gary Nabhan Carol Goodstein
16:10 1994:07 77 Antimatter
16:10 1994:07 96 Games Batter up Scot Morris
16:11 1994:07 4 First Word Sensoria Paul Levinson
16:11 1994:07 6 Communications Readers` Writes
16:11 1994:07 8 Funds Investing in cyberspace Linda Marsa
16:11 1994:07 10 Electronic Universe Gaming`s final frontie Gregg Keizer
16:11 1994:07 12 Mind The phantasmic realm of sleep disorders Steve Nadis
16:11 1994:07 14 Medicine On the sunny side of the street Nina L. Diamond
16:11 1994:07 16 Virtual Realities Crime and punishment Tom Dworetzky
16:11 1994:07 18 Earth Tobacco – the miracle plant W. Bradford Swift
16:11 1994:07 20 Space Enter Tonga. Brenda Forman
16:11 1994:07 23 Continuum From Trash to treasure Peter Callahan
16:11 1994:07 31 Mars Face Are the mysterious formations in the Cydonia region of Mars natural or a sign of intelligent intervention? Robert C. Kiviat
16:11 1994:07 38 The Resuscitator Although we may try to live by our hearts, it’s the brain that will get us walking out the hospital doors. Brain resuscitation is around the bend. Janet Stites
16:11 1994:07 48 Cosmic Conspiracy: Six Decades of Government UFO Cover-ups Part V Dennis Stacy , Patrick Huyghe
16:11 1994:07 54 Beauty and the Beast Pictorial Robert Bixby
16:11 1994:07 60 See Rock City Fiction. Allen Steele
16:11 1994:07 67 Interview Story Musgrave Nina L. Diamond
16:11 1994:07 70 The Artist Cartoon Art Cumings
16:11 1994:07 71 Antimatter Secret agent man Patrick Huyghe
16:11 1994:07 88 Games Retro-breakthroughs Scot Morris
16:12 1994:09 8 First Word Altering another’s evolution Paul Bohannon
16:12 1994:09 10 Communications Readers` Writes
16:12 1994:09 12 Funds All that glitters Linda Marsa
16:12 1994:09 13 Books Writing with the net up: emphasizing the `science? in science fiction Robert K. J. Killheffer
16:12 1994:09 14 Medicine Bionic food Linda Marsa
16:12 1994:09 18 Electronic Universe Time out: taking a break from science-fiction entertainment Gregg Keizer
16:12 1994:09 20 Sounds Data bass: empowering the amateur musician John Thompson
16:12 1994:09 22 Style Costuming at the World Con Tessa DeCarlo
16:12 1994:09 24 Motivations Setting your internal compass Robert K. J. Killheffer
16:12 1994:09 25 Space Mars and the contamination quandary Randall Black
16:12 1994:09 27 Continuum Looking for a hero Paul C. Schuytema
16:12 1994:09 34 IQ2: a new approach to intuition Can intuition, perhaps the most slighted aspect of human intelligence, now be measured? 44 Lucid Dreaming Revisited By John Horgan Until virtual reality delivers on the promises of a malleable world, lucid dreaming can put you in control of your brain’s own strange adventures. Daniel Cappon, M.D.
16:12 1994:09 52 Cosmic Conspiracy: Six Decades of Government UFO Cover-ups Part VI Dennis Stacy
16:12 1994:09 60 Paris In June Fiction. Pat Cadigan
16:12 1994:09 69 Interview Joe Jacobs Doug Stewart
16:12 1994:09 78 Antimatter
16:12 1994:09 82 The Artist Cartoon Art Cumings
16:12 1994:09 96 Games Reflections on the magic mirror Scot Morris
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