Jason and his daughter, Abby, sat on the rocks watching the waves gently kissing the shore as the tide was going out. “Daddy, where does the water go when the tide goes out?” she asked.
“The water is drawn by the moon and follows it across the sky,” Jason said. “But the water doesn’t really go anywhere. It’s just that the gravitational attraction to the moon causes the ocean to bulge out in the direction of the moon.”
“But it’s daytime,” she said. “I don’t see the moon.”
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