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Posts tagged Mount Everest

May 11, 2012

 

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Two Climbers Climbed Everest Without Supplemental Oxygen. How?

Although Everest had first been climbed in 1953, this was the first successful ascent to be made without supplemental oxygen.

May 14, 2010

 

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Why Aren’t There Any Mountains Taller Than Everest On Earth?

Have you ever wondered what the highest mountain on earth was? Well, it is Everest. But, what about mountains on other planets?

May 3, 2005

 

Squished by a Mountain

Mount Everest is five-and-a-half miles high. Pretty impressive, unless you live on Mars. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

October 23, 2003

 

How Birds Breathe

Flying is tougher than walking or running, right? So how come birds don't get winded and run out of breath?

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