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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 14, 2014 04:05 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The brutal weather in the U.S. Midwest this winter has, in part, coal-burning power plants in China, a new study finds.
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.
Apr 2, 2014 10:33 AM ET // Discovery News
Last year it was canned air. This year, the lucky ones in China get to inhale pristine mountain air, from a bag.
Mar 4, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
The oceans are a lot more uncharted than our maps would have us believe. New satellite technology can help fill in the seafloor gaps.
Mar 3, 2014 08:00 AM ET // AFP
Climbers on Mount Everest will be forced to bring back 17.6 pounds of garbage.
Sep 4, 2013 12:26 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
A landslide in a remote part of Alaska was detected first by a new seismic signature method, then confirmed by satellites. Continue reading →
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