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Why Christopher Nolan’s tidal representation in Interstellar makes a terrifying sort of sense.

Note: Spoiler alert for those that haven’t seen the movie!     Within the Interstellar universe, there exists an enormous black hole in a distant galaxy, named Gargantua by the movie’s characters. Around this black hole orbits several different planets, and the characters are hoping to explore and learn more about them. One of these […] Continue reading Continue reading

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Tides Explained

High Tide vs. Low Tide Tides are the rise and fall of the sea levels. The above image captures this very normal phenomenon that we can all observe for ourselves if we go to an oceanside beach. Whenever I went to the beach as a young kid, I was always hoping the tides would be high. … Continue reading “Tides Explained”Continue reading Continue reading

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Making waves

For many years, the understanding is that the shift in tectonic plates, creating an earthquake, was the first step to the earthquake, tidal wave, volcano pattern. As seen in this video: tidal waves. However, recent studies from Science Magazine, suggest that the tidal waves themselves may be more of the cause than they are the effects. […] Continue reading Continue reading

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