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“Everest Jump Live”

Apr 18, 2014 02:42 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
The Khumbu Icefall is a chaotic jumble of house-sized ice boulders set with a hair trigger that must be traversed to climb the world's highest mountain.
Apr 17, 2014 10:11 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
New research into the height of a very remote Andean plateau reveals just the latest surprise from the Earth's second-greatest mountain belt.
Apr 11, 2014 04:29 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
New work shows how the highest mountain range in the world is not so much a tectonic train wreck as a shuffled pile of crumbly crustal dominoes.