Can Science Prove Souls Exist?

OMNI Staff
in Science

There is a soul. Ironically, it was the skeptical world of science that has helped prove the theological doctrine of the spiritual world. The moment of astral disembodiment in which the energy of the ...

Understanding Paranormal Activity

OMNI Staff
in Culture

The following text is an excerpt from Lyall Watson's"Lifetides," originally published in the November 1978 issue of OMNI Magazine. The stuff of parapsychology, super nature, and the occult is partly f...

Darkening Day

Breyen Katz
in Fiction

Remember when The Curtain went up? The only viable solution, extreme as it was, to save humanity from Earth's rapidly hyper-toxifying, invisibly over-saturating air. A superstructure, ten miles up, of...

UFO Sightings Declassified by CIA

George Gott
in Culture

“We’ll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false.” William Casey CIA Director 1981 UFOs have baffled and fascinated people for decades. The CIA ...

China's Environmental Cooperation

Matthew Wilder
in Culture

Ask a Westerner what most surprised them about their trip to China. If they were not staying in a five-star hotel in a major city on the dime of a major Chinese corporation, most likely you are going ...

Elon Musk's Self-Driving Tesla Car

Chelsea Pullano
in Science

In 2012, there were 33,561 deaths from motor vehicle accidents. Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors, announced in 2015 that Tesla cars would handle 90 percent of driving within five years. This plan in...

Discognition Questions Consciousness

Steven Shaviro
in Culture

My new book, Discognition, looks at science fiction in order to think about questions of consciousness. Each of us knows that he or she is conscious; and most of us take it for granted that not only h...

Analog Tale for a Digital Age

Bruce Sterling
in Fiction

The teenage kids hanging out at my machine shop didn't know why I wanted a telephone. A plug-in phone, with wires hanging out of it, was a joke to them. They'd never seen a fax machine in their lives....

Impact of Moore's Law on the Live Music Industry

D.J. Pangburn
in Culture

Music may be art, but a live concert is more science. The variety and potential of visual technologies designed for live performances exploded in the late 1990's and early 2000's. Credit Moore’s Law—t...

Interstellar Transit

David Williams
in Fiction

This will be the beginning of a new age. Or I will fail. Again. For three hundred OE cycles, the We Together have dedicated our resources to this moment. Materials and refining facilities across the S...

Star Wars Sith Books

Jeremy Frommer
in Buyer’s Guide

The Sith were the practitioners of the dark side and mortal enemies of the Jedi Order. Darth Sidious postulated that the source of dark side power was of the universe outside the borders of our maps. ...