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Closer to Truth Previous Broadcasts

What Would An Infinite Cosmos Mean? (Episode #1107)

KQED World: Fri, Feb 22, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

Do stars and spaces go on forever? Do the numbers of galaxies, and even of universes, have no end? Here's how "infinity" enriches appreciation of reality.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 22, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

How Do Brains Work? (Episode #1106)

KQED World: Fri, Feb 15, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

Everything we know, everything we think, comes from our brain. Are brains our "window to reality," seeing what truly exists? Or are we bound by brains, mental slaves of the meat in our heads?

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  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 15, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

Pantheism: Is The World God? (Episode #1105)

KQED World: Fri, Feb 8, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

Is our search for God too narrow? Why do some philosophers espouse Pantheism? Pantheism's claim is not shy-God is Everything and Everything is God.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 8, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

Alternative Concepts of God (Episode #1104)

KQED World: Fri, Feb 1, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

Philosophers explore novel ideas of what God may be like. They challenge classical theism-the personal creator of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 1, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
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    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]

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