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Profile: Sylvia Earle/SETI: The New Search for ET (Episode #311)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 27, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

QUEST profiles marine scientist and deep sea explorer Sylvia Earle, and find out why SETI scientists now say we might be hearing from ET sooner than you think.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 30, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 30, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 29, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 28, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Next Meal: Engineering Food (Episode #701H)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 13, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Discover how genetically engineered crops are made, their pros and cons, and what the future might hold for research and regulations such as labeling. In a half-hour special, QUEST Northern California explores genetically engineered crops in the wake of Proposition 37, the November 2012 initiative that would have required foods containing genetically engineered ingredients to be labeled in California.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 17, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 17, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 16, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 16, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 16, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 15, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 14, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

America's Energy Future (Episode #706H)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 6, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

From fossil fuels to renewables, the race is on to find better ways to manage and maximize our energy sources. Tour a massive solar farm in California, investigate the impacts of fracking on Ohio's groundwater supplies, and join Missouri University students as they compete to build the most energy-efficient house in America.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 10, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 10, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 9, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 9, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 8, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Restoring America's Waters (Episode #705H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 1, 2013 -- 12:30 AM

Find out how the health of America's waterways is being restored. Follow scientists and fishermen as they team up to rebuild North Carolina's deteriorating oyster reefs. Battle algae blooms with Lake Erie researchers and discover how the largest dam removal project in U.S. history is providing hope for Washington state's salmon. Plus, discover an Ohio artist who turns coal mine run-off into works of art.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 3, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 3, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 2, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 2, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 2, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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