The Department of Survey is aiming to find out just how tall the world's tallest mountain actually is.
The infamous rocky outcrop was the last great challenge for mountaineers aiming to reach the summit.
Scientists are set to launch a new expedition to find out if the world's tallest mountain has shrunk.
According to scientists, Chimborazo in Ecuador is actually quite a bit taller than Mount Everest.
Geysers on Jupiter's icy moon Europa may reach heights 20 times greater than that of Mount Everest.
Glaciers on Mount Everest have been shrinking over the last 80 years according to new photographs of the region.
Rocks collected from the top of Mount Everest and the moon are to be flown in to space as a symbol of NASA's future explorations.
A 50-strong expedition is on its way to Mount Everest complete with cricket bats, pads and even a pitch in an effort to ...