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The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future

The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future (EPUB ebook)

By Blum, Andrew

'Revelatory ... convey[s] the technical brilliance and political significance of an achievement that hides in plain sight' TelegraphFrom satellites circling the Earth, to weather stations far out in the ocean, through some of the most ingenious minds and advanced algorithms at wo...rk 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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ISBN 9781473521698
Published 27 Jun 2019
Publisher Random House
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en

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ISBN-13 9781473521698
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Random House
Imprint Vintage Digital
Released 27 Jun 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Blum, Andrew
Category Social Sciences
Social Forecasting, Futurology
Impact Of Science & Technology On Society
Popular Science
Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
Natural History, Country Life & Pets
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 551.63
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Weather forecasting - Popular works
NBS Text Popular Science
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education;Professional and scholarly