WorldCat Identities

Billings, Charlene W.

Overview
Works: 17 works in 41 publications in 3 languages and 5,838 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TA1682, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charlene W Billings
Christa McAuliffe : pioneer space teacher by Charlene W Billings( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the "life before stardom" and selection of a New Hampshire teacher as the first private citizen to go into space, her training as an astronaut, and the shuttlecraft disaster that ended her life
The loon : voice of the wilderness by Charlene W Billings( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a pair of common loons from spring mating to fall migration and discusses the survival problems facing the "great northern diver."
Lasers : the new technology of light by Charlene W Billings( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what lasers are and how they work and examines their various uses
Grace Hopper : Navy admiral and computer pioneer by Charlene W Billings( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the scientist who, as well as having a distinguished career in the Navy, was a pioneer contributor to computer science and is known as the grandmother of the computer age
Fiber optics : bright new way to communicate by Charlene W Billings( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, manufacture, operation, and future of optical fibers, used as a method of transmitting information through light
Scorpions by Charlene W Billings( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses members of the order Scorpionida, the lobster-shaped venomous arachnids that thrive the world over, including their physiology, life cycle, habits, and behavior
Superconductivity : from discovery to breakthrough by Charlene W Billings( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the development of new and different types of materials intended to conduct energy more efficiently and how they may be used
Microchip : small wonder by Charlene W Billings( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what a microchip is, what it is used for, how it is made, and how it works
Pesticides : necessary risk by Charlene W Billings( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history and uses of pesticides, their advantages and disadvantages, their regulation, and the idea that they are a necessary risk in order to feed the world
Lasers : the technology and uses of crafted light by Charlene W Billings( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what lasers are and how they work and examines their various uses
Supercomputers : shaping the future by Charlene W Billings( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the history, technology, and importance of supercomputers, and includes examples of their use in scientific research, industry, and the creation of virtual reality
Space station : bold new step beyond earth by Charlene W Billings( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the design, functions, and possible methods of construction of the permanently manned space station proposed by NASA and projects what it will be like to live and work there
Salamanders by Charlene W Billings( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various species of salamanders and how to collect and keep them as pets
Supercomputers : charting the future of cybernetics by Charlene W Billings( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, technology, and importance of supercomputers, and includes examples of their use, describing advances for the twenty-first century
Spring peepers are calling by Charlene W Billings( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life cycle of the spring peeper and the capture and care of this tiny tree frog as a pet
The Loon : voice of the wildneress by Charlene W Billings( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Follows a pair of common loons from spring mating to fall migration and discusses the surviaval problems facing the "great northern diver."
Fibre ottiche by Charlene W Billings( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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