Astronomy Cast

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Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.


Episode 48: Tidal Forces Across the Universe

August 6th, 2007

Episode 48 of 460 episodes

Last week we talked about tidal forces within our solar system. This week we're going to expand our view and encompass the entire universe. Some of the most dramatic events originate from tidal forces caused by gravity: other worlds, galaxies, black holes and even entire clusters of galaxies are under this influence.

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