Short Wave
Short Wave
Jul 21, 2021
How Tall Is Mount Everest? Hint: It Changes
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We talk to NPR's India correspondent Lauren Frayer about the ridiculously complicated science involved in measuring Mount Everest, the world's highest peak. And why its height is ever-changing. (Encore episode)

Read Lauren's reporting on Mt. Everest.

Have other quirks of the planet on your mind? Tell us by emailing shortwave@npr.org.
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