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The Weather Machine : How We See Into the Future

The Weather Machine : How We See Into the Future

Publisher : Vintage Publishing
SKU: 9781784700980
R 230,00
'Revelatory ... convey[s] the technical brilliance and political significance of an achievement that hides in plain sight' Telegraph From satellites circling the Earth, to weather stations far out in the ocean, through some of the most ingenious minds and advanced algorithms at work today - In this gripping investigation, Andrew Blum takes us on a global journey. Our destination: the simulated models weather scientists have constructed of our planet, which spin faster than time, turning chaos
November, 2020
'Revelatory ... convey[s] the technical brilliance and political significance of an achievement that hides in plain sight' Telegraph From satellites circling the Earth, to weather stations far out in the ocean, through some of the most ingenious minds and advanced algorithms at work today - In this gripping investigation, Andrew Blum takes us on a global journey. Our destination: the simulated models weather scientists have constructed of our planet, which spin faster than time, turning chaos into prediction, offering glimpses of our future with eerie precision. This collaborative invention spans the Earth and relies on continuous co-operation between all nations - a triumph of human ingenuity and diplomacy we too often shrug off as a tool for choosing the right footwear each morning. But in this new era of extreme weather, we may come to rely on its maintenance and survival for our own.
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ISBN13 9781784700980
Publisher Vintage Publishing
Contributor By (author) Andrew Blum
Publication Date 2020-09-03
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 224
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 198 X 129 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 182
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'Revelatory ... convey[s] the technical brilliance and political significance of an achievement that hides in plain sight' Telegraph From satellites circling the Earth, to weather stations far out in the ocean, through some of the most ingenious minds and advanced algorithms at work today - In this gripping investigation, Andrew Blum takes us on a global journey. Our destination: the simulated models weather scientists have constructed of our planet, which spin faster than time, turning chaos into prediction, offering glimpses of our future with eerie precision. This collaborative invention spans the Earth and relies on continuous co-operation between all nations - a triumph of human ingenuity and diplomacy we too often shrug off as a tool for choosing the right footwear each morning. But in this new era of extreme weather, we may come to rely on its maintenance and survival for our own.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781784700980
Publisher Vintage Publishing
Contributor By (author) Andrew Blum
Publication Date 2020-09-03
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 224
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 198 X 129 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 182
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