tides

  • A myth about a WWII invasion

    Astronomy provides the missing details.

    In an effort to blend history and science, a team of astronomers has used celestial mechanics to correct a long-stand...

    Astronomy June 6, 2019
  • How tides may tip small earthquakes into monsters

    Japanese study suggests link between the moon, sun and big earthquakes – and may help forecast th...

    The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, triggered by a massive undersea quake, tossed boats and debris across Indonesia and su...

    Earth Sciences September 12, 2016
  • Why are there two tides a day?

    In most places on Earth, there are two high tides each day.

    It’s early January, and the Sun is blazing. Sweltering in the hottest week of the past 100 years, temperatures well a...

    Earth Sciences March 31, 2014
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