A team of space cadets making the most out of their time trapped on Earth. Help.
Solar Power Today and Tomorrow
Solar power is one of the most efficient and clean sources of energy humanity possesses. There are no increased fuel costs or dependencies, no ties to pollutants, and it is both reliable and affordable. In order to harness solar power you need access to specific technology. The tech relies on either small-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, large-scale solar photovoltaic systems, or concentrating solar power (CSP) systems to capture solar energy.
Write For OMNI Today
OMNI has now joined the Vocal platform, letting fans from all over the world contribute to the iconic brand. A staple in the science fiction, fantasy, and hard science community for the past 40 years, OMNI enables dreamers of today to become thought leaders of tomorrow.
Interview With Ralph Barnaby
In October of 1910, when he was just 17 years old, Ralph Stanton Barnaby played hooky from high school and went to the Second International Gordon Bennett Air Race at Belmont Park, Long Island. His older brother was at the park, working on the engine of one of the planes entered in the race. The plane was the Baby Grand–owned and designed by Wilbur and Orville Wright. For a week before the race, young Ralph helped his brother and the Wrights put the final touches on Baby Grand.
Time Traveling Through a Lens
I would hesitate to claim that anything is impossible—or rather virtually impossible. The White Queen in Through the Looking Glass made a regular morning habit of believing at least six impossible things before breakfast. In my personal view, however, there is one thing that simply cannot be done traveling backward in time. I have absolutely no faith that we might be able to transport ourselves back to the Crusades, the Ice Age, or even earlier I do not doubt that Einstein's relativistic time-dilation effect is valid; but that is a different thing.
Best Ben Bova Books
“I suggest in the beginning of 'The Story of Light' that you walk into a party blindfolded,” bantered Dr. Ben Bova to radio host Ben Hodel on his KPFK program Hour 25, “see where that gets you.”
What is a Psychic?
From the pages of OMNI Dr. Hans Holzer (1920 - 2009) American paranormal researcher and author defines the world of psychic energy.
The Story of Dune
Dune is one of those rare stories that transcends the tastes and interests of a particular decade or generation. It takes us very, very far away from the ordinary concerns of life today to a place more than ten thousand years in the future, a time when human beings have spread far across the galaxy.
'Star Wars' Planets' Real Life Counterparts
Have you ever looked up at the sky at night, wondering what the meaning of life is, how all that planets and stars and dark holes and comets came to be? In something so huge and unknown, what is the possibility of fictional stories like Star Wars having real life planet counterparts? Well if you did, you are not the only one. Probably every real fan of the saga wondered that at least once in their life, envisioning how those planets look like and maybe even what species might live there. Star Wars has inspired many generations to dream, fantasize and imagine distant worlds and aliens, spurring the interest in astronomy and science, not just in special effects. So, for all those who wondered about this, but could find the answer due to the infinite nature of the universe, here are some of the Star Wars planets real life counterparts.