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Column: Tidal power offers potential but presents many challenges

  • CHICAGO TRIBUNE / TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE

    Compared with the Bay of Fundy, the Colorado River rapids do not provide much in the way of tidal power. A calmer part of the waterway cuts through the Grand Canyon alongside the Bright Angel Trail.

Earth’s gravity creates tidal forces on the moon that keep it locked with one side always facing Earth. This is why we always see the same face of the moon and never see the backside. Read more

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