Darling, David J.

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DARLING, David J. British, b. 1953. Genres: Adult non-fiction, Astronomy, Children's non-fiction, Philosophy, Physics, Sciences, Theology/Religion, Young adult non-fiction. Career: Cray Research, Minneapolis, MN, manager of applications software, 1978-82; freelance writer, 1983-. Publications: JUVENILE NONFICTION. DISCOVERING OUR UNIVERSE SERIES: Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids, 1984; The Moon: A Spaceflight Away, 1984; The Planets: The Next Frontier, 1984; The Sun: Our Neighborhood Star, 1984; Where Are We Going in Space?, 1984; Other Worlds: Is There Life Out There?, 1985; The Galaxies: Cities of Stars, 1985; The New Astronomy, 1985; The Stars, 1985; The Universe, 1985. WORLD OF COMPUTERS SERIES: Computers at Home, 1986; Faster, Faster, Fastest: The Story of Supercomputers, 1986; Inside Computers, 1986; The Microchip Revolution, 1986; Robots and the Intelligent Computer, 1986. COULD YOU EVER… SERIES: Build a Time Machine?, 1990; Dig a Hole to China?, 1990; Fly to the Stars?, 1990; Meet an Alien?, 1990; Speak Chimpanzee?, 1990; Could You Ever?, 1991; Live Forever?, 1991. OTHER: Diana, the People's Princess (biography), 1984. EXPERIMENT SERIES: Making Light Work: The Science of Optics, 1991; Up, Up, and Away: The Science of Flight, 1991; Spiderwebs to Skycrapers: The Science of Structures, 1991; Sounds Interesting: The Science of Accoustics, 1991; Between Fire and Ice: The Science of Heat, 1992; From Glasses to Gases: The Science of Matter, 1992. BEYOND 2000 SERIES: Genetic Engineering, 1995; Micromachines and Nanotechnology, 1995; Computers of the Future, 1996; The Health Revolution: Surgery and Medicine in the 21st Century, 1996. ADULT NONFICTION: Deep Time, 1989; Equations of Eternity, 1993; Soul Search, 1995; Zen Physics, 1996; The Extraterrestrial Encyclopedia, 2000: Life Everywhere: The Maverick Science of Astrobiology, 2001; The Complete Book of Spaceflight, 2002. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: 8776 Dorothy Ave, Brainerd, MN 56401-7084, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]; www.daviddarling.info