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Redwoods/Science of Chocolate (Episode #504H)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Scientists climb a 320-foot redwood to predict the effects of climate change on these trees. Bay Area chocolate makers explain the elaborate engineering and chemistry behind this tasty treat

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 23, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Going UP: Sea Level Rise in San Francisco Bay / Please Touch the Animals: Environmental Enrichment at Zoos (Episode #412H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 9, 2013 -- 12:30 AM

Scientists say it's no secret San Francisco Bay is rising, and QUEST investigates how high it will rise and when. And from body work and acupuncture for giraffes, to pachyderm pedicures, come see how the Oakland Zoo is using alternative treatments to guarantee the well-being of its residents.

Science of Cheese/Emotions Revealed (Episode #503H)

KQED World: Sat, Aug 3, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

Discover the microbiology of cheese-making, and explore facial expressions with Oakland psychologist Paul Ekman. Plus, see Steven Christenson's images of the night sky on "Your Photos on QUEST."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 3, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Homegrown Particle Accelerators / Fido Fights Cancer (Episode #411H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 2, 2013 -- 12:30 AM

Discover how Bay Area atom smashers have unlocked the building blocks of the universe, and find out how dogs might help doctors detect cancer - in people

Science of Cheese/Emotions Revealed (Episode #503H)

KQED 9: Thu, Aug 1, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Discover the microbiology of cheese-making, and explore facial expressions with Oakland psychologist Paul Ekman. Plus, see Steven Christenson's images of the night sky on "Your Photos on QUEST."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 3, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Thurs 3/05, DT54-1 thru DT54-5: 2 planned, extremely brief Over the Air outages

      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

    • KQED Plus on 710 currently dark on Comcast/Xfinity

      We are aware that Comcast/Xfinity is currently not transmitting KQED Plus in HD on channel 710. KQED Plus is airing in SD on channel 10. Comcast is also aware of the issue, and working on fixing it. Thank you for your patience.

    • 3 channels currently dark via Comcast/Xfinity

      We are aware that Comcast/Xfinity is currently not transmitting KQED Plus on channel 10, KQED V-Me on channel 191, or KQED Kids on channel 192. Comcast is also aware of the issue, and working on fixing it. Thank you for your patience.

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