Tides are the rise and fall of sea levels caused by the combined effects of the
gravitational forces exerted by the Moon and the Sun and the rotation of the Earth
Explains with graphs and pictures how the moon affects oceans. Includes the
differences between lunar, spring, neap, high, and low tides.
What causes the ocean's tides? Read this article and find out how the moon
affects the tides.
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Feb 21, 2014 ... We all have heard that the Moon is the main cause of tides, and that tides come
from gravity. So why doesn't the Sun cause greater tides?
The moon is a major influence on the Earth's tides, but the sun also generates
considerable tidal forces. Solar tides are about half as large as lunar tides and
Gravity is one major force that creates tides. In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton explained
that ocean tides result from the gravitational attraction of the sun and moon on ...
Tides are really all about gravity, and when we're talking about the daily tides, it's
the moon's gravity that's causing them. As Earth rotates, the moon's gravity ...
Tides are periodic rises and falls of large bodies of water. Tides are caused by
the gravitational interaction between the Earth and the Moon. The gravitational ...
The Earth experiences two high tides per day because of the difference in the
Moon's gravitational field at the Earth's surface and at its center. You could say
Tides. Most people grow up thinking that the tides are caused by the moon, and
indeed that gravitational 'pull' of the moon is a major factor, as is the ...