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May 17, 2016


mountains in Denali National Park, Alaska

Why Mountains Stop Growing

Scientists tackle this mystery: Why do mountains rise but never get any taller?

November 30, 2014


clouds at the foot of a mountain

Is It Always Colder on Top of Mountains?

Where's the best place to keep warm, a mountain top or a valley? Well, it just depends...

May 14, 2010



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?

June 16, 2005


Miles High

What is the highest point on earth, highest meaning the farthest away from the earth’s center? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 19, 2004


Why Mountains Stop Growing

Why do mountains stop growing? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 6, 2004


Cleaning Up The Ozone Layer

How do we clean up the ozone layer? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003


Is it Always Colder on Top of Mountains?

Is it always colder on top of mountains? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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