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What Is Philosophy of Science? (#1611) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Can science discover all truths? Or are there truths beyond science? What is science? A process? A way of thinking? How to get at the essence of science, discern how it really works?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

Does Philosophy Help Science? (#1612) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

What constitutes good science? Are there limits to science? If so, what are the boundaries? How deep can science dig into the foundations of the world?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

Marvin Minsky: Like No Other (#1613) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

One of artificial intelligence's legendary pioneers, Marvin Minsky, recently died. With this tribute, we celebrate his penetrating analysis of brains, minds, AI, religion and God.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

Multiverse: What's Real? (#1801) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

Critical Realism in Science and Theology (Ernan McMullin) (#1802) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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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 […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
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Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.