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Posts tagged mountain climbers

May 11, 2012

 

mount everest

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.

March 6, 2012

 

mountain climber on a mountain

Why Does Altitude Cause Headache?

Mountain climbers face many dangers as they brave the cold winds of the peaks they climb. But the most serious thing they face is all in their heads--literally.

May 3, 2005

 

Mile High, Feeling Low

It may seem that the Denver Nuggets have quite the advantage when playing the Detroit Pistons as a result of altitude. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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