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Machu Picchu (Episode #106)

KQED World: Fri, Jul 22, 2016 -- 6:00 AM

Join a team of laser-scanning experts in the Inca city to answer three main questions. How did the Inca build a city atop a mountain ridge? How were the terraces constructed? How did they supply water to the city?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 27, 2016 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 27, 2016 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 22, 2016 -- 12:00 PM

Jerusalem (Episode #105)

KQED World: Fri, Jul 15, 2016 -- 7:00 AM

Explore Jerusalem's building legacy, from the walls of Temple Mount to the man-made mountain of Herodium. Experts use 21st-century technology to analyze constructions from the time of Christ and solve centuries-old mysteries behind their creation.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 21, 2016 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 21, 2016 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 20, 2016 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 20, 2016 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 18, 2016 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 17, 2016 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 15, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

Colosseum (Episode #104)

KQED World: Fri, Jul 8, 2016 -- 7:00 AM

The team uses incredible new laser-scanning technology to uncover the engineering secrets behind ancient Rome's Colosseum. Structural engineer Steve Burrows leads his team of laser-scanning experts to Rome in Italy on a quest to uncover some of the engineering world's oldest mysteries of the Colosseum. Using cutting-edge 3D laser-scanning technology, the team want to answer three questions. How did the Romans produce some of the most impressive gladiatorial games ever seen in Europe? How did the Colosseum's mysterious roof really work? Finally, how does the mighty Colosseum perform in state of the art computer testing against the sports stadiam of the 21st century? Armed with incredible scanning technology, the data will provide the clues to help Steve find the answers.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 13, 2016 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 13, 2016 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 11, 2016 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 8, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

Petra (Episode #103)

KQED World: Fri, Jul 1, 2016 -- 7:00 AM

Structural engineer Steve Burrows leads his team of laser-scanning experts to Jordan to scan the ancient desert city of Petra. Using 3D laser-scanning technology, he wants to uncover its construction secrets and shed new light on this architectural wonderland lost to the West for more than 1000 years.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 6, 2016 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 6, 2016 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 1, 2016 -- 1:00 PM
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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 […]

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      (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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      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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