How to survive on Everest

Humans are not meant to survive above 8,000 metres (26,246 feet). Yet, people have managed to climb to the highest point on Earth, Mount Everest, at 8,848 metres (29,028 feet). Melanie explains how it feels to climb Everest and the science behind it and on Wednesday, 21st November, Melanie will host an Ask Me Anything to answer questions about her experiences on Everest and the science and technology that support climbers in their bid to experience this extreme and awe-inspiring environment.

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