Omni (magazine)
OMNI was a science
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 and science fiction magazine
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 published in the US and the UK. It contained articles on science fact and short works of science fiction
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. The first issue was published in October 1978, the last in Winter 1995, with an internet version lasting until 1998.
OMNI was launched by Kathy Keeton
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, long-time companion and later wife of Penthouse magazine publisher Bob Guccione
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, who described the magazine in its first issue as "an original if not controversial mixture of science fact, fiction, fantasy and the paranormal".