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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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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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