• "It’s easy to … overlook the monumental achievement [weather forecasts] represent … The Weather Machine asks us to pause and marvel at … one of humankind’s greatest accomplishments"

    New Yorker
  • "Revelatory … convey[s] the technical brilliance and political significance of an achievement that hides in plain sight. The machine’s complexity alone is off all familiar charts … Blum does an excellent job"

  • "I strongly recommend th[is] book, which is a fascinating glimpse of a mysterious world"

    Tim Haford, author of The Undercover Economist
  • "Blum’s wonderful book succeeds in making the science and industry of forecasting the weather … at once vitally human, technologically awesome and urgently, thrillingly relevant"

    Royal Geographical Society