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Earth Day Special: Where We've Been, Where We're Headed (Episode #204H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Explore the birth of the Bay Area's environmental movement a generation ago, then see what gains have been made and what challenges remain.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Apr 26, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Megathrust Earthquakes (Episode #509H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Discover how engineering activities to generate energy also can trigger man-made earthquakes. Explore the most powerful earthquakes on the planet, and what it would look like if the next "big one" hits the West Coast. And visit the "shake table" at UC Berkeley to learn about an important tool used by engineers to design safer structures in earthquake country.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 11:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 20, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 20, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Apr 19, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 18, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Hetch Hetchy Aqueduct, Night Sky (Episode #512H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 3, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Discover how a multi-billion dollar engineering project is earthquake-proofing the water supply for millions of Bay Area residents. QUEST visits a research facility in North Carolina where scientists are preserving the history of astronomical photography, one plate at a time. And learn why Nebraska photographer Mike Forsberg travelled across the Great Plains to portray the wild species and habitats of "flyover country."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Apr 5, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 4, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
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      (includes all DT9, DT54 and DT25 channels, along with most paid signal providers) We will be doing maintenance work in our Master Control area during the overnight hours of late Tues/early Wed 1/14. Work will begin shortly after midnight early Wednesday, and should be done in 2-3 hours, perhaps sooner. This will result in all […]

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