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Inside Nature's Giants Previous Broadcasts

Sperm Whale (Episode #101#)

KQED World: Fri, Sep 20, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

Veterinary scientist Mark Evans and comparative anatomist Joy Reidenberg dissect a sperm whale's enormous organs to reveal the secrets of this 45-foot deep-sea giant, which stranded and died on Pegwell Bay, Kent, England. As the team ventures inside the whale, biologist Simon Watt tracks whales in the Azores with a modern-day Jonah, Malcolm Clarke, who shows him the huge number of squid beaks in a whale's stomach. Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, marveling at the gigantic teeth that have evolved in the lower jaw of a sperm whale, digs out his copy of the King James Bible for a reading about Leviathan from the Book of Job.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 21, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 20, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

Giant Squid (Episode #105H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 11, 2013 -- 3:00 AM

The team travels to New Zealand to examine one of the biggest yet most mysterious animals on Earth - the giant squid. Delving into its three hearts, razor sharp beak, tooth-covered tentacles and bizarre reproductive system, the team explores the anatomy of a deep-sea alien that's never been observed in the wild.

Sperm Whale (Episode #101#)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 11, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Veterinary scientist Mark Evans and comparative anatomist Joy Reidenberg dissect a sperm whale's enormous organs to reveal the secrets of this 45-foot deep-sea giant, which stranded and died on Pegwell Bay, Kent, England. As the team ventures inside the whale, biologist Simon Watt tracks whales in the Azores with a modern-day Jonah, Malcolm Clarke, who shows him the huge number of squid beaks in a whale's stomach. Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, marveling at the gigantic teeth that have evolved in the lower jaw of a sperm whale, digs out his copy of the King James Bible for a reading about Leviathan from the Book of Job.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 21, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 20, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

Giant Squid (Episode #105H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 10, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

The team travels to New Zealand to examine one of the biggest yet most mysterious animals on Earth - the giant squid. Delving into its three hearts, razor sharp beak, tooth-covered tentacles and bizarre reproductive system, the team explores the anatomy of a deep-sea alien that's never been observed in the wild.

Sperm Whale (Episode #101#)

KQED World: Sat, Sep 7, 2013 -- 10:00 PM

Veterinary scientist Mark Evans and comparative anatomist Joy Reidenberg dissect a sperm whale's enormous organs to reveal the secrets of this 45-foot deep-sea giant, which stranded and died on Pegwell Bay, Kent, England. As the team ventures inside the whale, biologist Simon Watt tracks whales in the Azores with a modern-day Jonah, Malcolm Clarke, who shows him the huge number of squid beaks in a whale's stomach. Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, marveling at the gigantic teeth that have evolved in the lower jaw of a sperm whale, digs out his copy of the King James Bible for a reading about Leviathan from the Book of Job.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 21, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 20, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 10, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
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      (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.

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      (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

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