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Posts tagged Mount Everest

September 5, 2017


Mount Everest

The Movements of Sherpas

Scientists studied the techniques sherpas use to carry things up Mount Everest.

May 11, 2012


Can you imagine climbing Mt. 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.

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?

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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