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Jerusalem (Episode #105H)

KQED 9: Wed, Dec 23, 2015 -- 10:00 PM

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 Life: Tue, Dec 29, 2015 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 28, 2015 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 27, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 25, 2015 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 25, 2015 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 24, 2015 -- 4:00 AM

Colosseum (Episode #104H)

KQED 9: Wed, Dec 16, 2015 -- 10:00 PM

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 Life: Tue, Dec 22, 2015 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 21, 2015 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 20, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 18, 2015 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 18, 2015 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 17, 2015 -- 4:00 AM

Machu Picchu (Episode #106H)

KQED World: Sun, Dec 13, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

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 Life: Tue, Dec 15, 2015 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 14, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Egyptian Pyramids (Episode #101H)

KQED World: Sat, Dec 12, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

The team travels to Egypt to scan the pyramids - the tombs of the mighty pharaohs - to find out how the necropolis evolved from simple mud-brick structures to the most impressive buildings in the ancient world. They use their cutting-edge laser technology to scan Djoser's Step Pyramid at Saqqara, Meidum's collapsed pyramid, the mysterious Bent Pyramid at Dashur and the famous Great Pyramid at Giza.

Machu Picchu (Episode #106H)

KQED World: Fri, Dec 11, 2015 -- 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 Life: Tue, Dec 15, 2015 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 14, 2015 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 11, 2015 -- 12:00 PM
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      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) The new part arrived this morning, was successfully installed, and our DT25 Over The Air signal restored apx 12:30pm. Due to the outage, some OTA viewers may need to do a rescan to re-acquire the DT25 signal. Paid provider services should have restored their signal by now as well. Thanks for your […]

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      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) UPDATE Mon 12/14 4:50pm: Unfortunately, we are unable to repair our fried equipment, and will need to order/find a replacement. At this point, we do know the signal will definitely not return tonight, and do not yet have an estimated time re: when it will be back. Thanks for your patience and […]

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      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Wednesday 11/10, 11am The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels late Wednesday morning for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna mid-afternoon when work is completed. The change should be for a […]

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