Science: Synchronised exloration

 作者:班葳荔     |      日期:2019-03-01 14:13:00
Now that Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Michael Stroud have walked across the Antarctic continent, there would seem to be few challenges left. Explorers are rapidly running out of new worlds to conquer. But with the solution of the mountain climbers’ problem a new possibility is opened up: synchronised exploration. A modern-day Hillary and Ten-zing could ascend Everest from both the Tibetan and Nepalese sides, always main-taining the same altitude. A new Scott and Amundsen could attack both the North and South Poles simultaneously, main-taining equal latitudes. Who knows,