10 Aug 2010

Mount Everest mystery

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:11 pm on 10 August 2010

It's the stuff of legend and mystery. Did George Mallory reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1924, 30 years before Sir Ed Hillary? A team of scientists say they have uncovered important historical evidence that indicates George Mallory and his climbing partner Andrew Irvine never made it to the top of the world.