Blue Machine: How the Ocean Shapes Our World

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Blue Machine: How the Ocean Shapes Our World

Blue Machine: How the Ocean Shapes Our World

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Our weather is, in part, affected by what happens out at sea and we do experience seasonal high tides, and weather coming in of the sea and we do benefit from the Gulf Stream. So it is no surprise that there is a final section in this book that also deals with what we can do. Most important, however, Czerski reveals that while the ocean engine has sustained us for thousands of years, today it is faced with urgent threats. This is a delightful account of one of the deepest and most fascinating explorations going on today at the frontier of our knowledge. She has been a science columnist for the Wall Street Journal since 2017 and she is the author of the bestselling Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life, Bubbles: A Ladybird Expert Book, and Blue Machine: how the ocean shapes our world.

Die behandelten Themen sind umfassend und selbst die komplizierteren physikalischen Themen wie Strömungen, Gasaustausch mit der Atmosphäre usw. The concluding chapter warns about global warming - no doubt the book would not have got past the green girls in the publishing house if it didn't - but in the main body of the book CO2 gets only a couple of paragraphs.

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The world needs a 'David Attenborough for physics' and Helen Czerski is a prime contender - she's brilliant, clear, passionate, modern and inspiring. I went into this book curious about our oceans, but not seeing them and a book talking about them as a particularly important topic. This eye-opening narrative journey into the rapidly changing world of artificial intelligence reveals the dangerous ways AI is exploiting the unconscious habits of our minds, and the real threat it poses to humanity: "The best book I have ever read about AI" (New York Times bestselling author Rog . Czerski's] profound, sparkling global ocean voyage mingles history and culture, natural history, geography, animals and people.Helen Czerski is a consummate storyteller…In places you’ll drift serenely among corals or dense kelp forests, in others you’ll ride Atlantic breakers or fear for your life in a tropical storm…When you resurface, you will be bursting with enthusiasm and wonder and you’ll understand how the ocean works and more besides. For more details, please consult the latest information provided by Royal Mail's International Incident Bulletin.

The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products.It brings other cultures and their history to the table and gives the reader the chance to see the differences between then and now.

Drawing on years of experience at the forefront of marine science, Helen Czerski captures the magnitude and subtlety of this complex force, showing us the thrilling extent to which we are at the mercy of this great engine. Gaia Vince, science journalist, broadcaster and author of Nomad Century All of the Earth's ocean, from the equator to the poles, is a single engine powered by sunlight - a blue machine.

THE TIMES SCIENCE BOOK OF THE YEAR: 'This beautifully written, sweeping guide shows how the deep movement of the seas have ruled our lives in unexpected ways over millennia.



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