Fri 5 Oct, Main Stage
Mount Everest - the highest point on our planet and the ultimate achievement for any climber - has long been a fascination for physicist and adventurer Melanie Windridge. Once the preserve of the world’s elite mountaineers, it has become ever more accessible to ordinary people. Fresh from conquering the summit,
Melanie joins us to share her experiences, describing how advances in science, technology and training make it increasingly possible for the human body to undergo such feats of extreme endurance.
Age guideline 14+
Duration: 1 hour with no interval
Presented by Science Oxford