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science of everest

08/03/2019
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FURTHER. FASTER. Podcast Ep11 – Science at Extremes with Dr Melanie Windridge

Click on the image or below to listen   In this edition we speak with Dr Melanie Windridge, she describes herself as a speaker and a writer… with a taste for adventure. Also, she is currently a plasma physicist working in fusion energy. This combined with a healthy obsession with the Northern Lights has led to her to write the groundbreaking book ‘Aurora: In Search of the Northern Lights’. Melanie also has a blog called ‘Science At Extremes’ which led from her successful Everest expedition where she took a distinctly... Read More

09/04/2018
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Montane Team up with Melanie Windridge for ‘Science of Everest’

  Montane has teamed up with Physicist and author Dr Melanie Windridge for her most ambitious project yet; reaching the tallest peak in the world whilst showcasing career options through the technology used to Summit. The project, which is supported by the Institute of Physics and Royal Society of Chemistry, will run throughout 2018 with the summit attempt in April/May. As Melanie prepares for and scales the 8,848 meter summit, and faces the dangerous descent, she will explore how science and technology have made Everest – once the preserve of... Read More