From the January 2018 issue

Earth’s gravity: A downer?

Gravity’s pull influences life — and the potential for death — on the planet.
By | Published: January 3, 2018 | Last updated on May 18, 2023

Every seashore demonstrates the influence of celestial bodies. 

It’s vivid but old news: Ancient cultures knew that tides are mainly controlled by the Moon, not the Sun. Yet nowadays, many are mystified by this supposed disparity.

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