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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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    TV Technical Issues
    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air signal currently down

      (DT54.1 through 54.5) During the course of the work described below, which necessitated moving our outgoing signal from the main antenna to the auxillary antenna, the transmitter suddenly shut down. As of 3:30pm Tues, we do not have an estimated time for repair and return of the Over the Air signals for DT54.1 through 54.5

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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