The Tides explained in ten seconds

BONUS FACT: The sun also causes tides on the earth, but they're only about half as strong as the moon's. When the sun & moon line up during full & new moons, tides are extra big.nnMinutePhysics is on Google+ - nAnd facebook - twitter - @minutephysicsnnMinute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics -- all in a minute!nnMusic by Nathaniel Schroeder to Nima Doroud for contributions.

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