QUEST is an Emmy-Award winning multimedia series with a new focus on exploring the science of sustainability. Meet people across the country who are breaking new ground in science, technology and engineering to create a more sustainable future. Discover new stories about food, energy, water, climate and biodiversity at questscience. org.
Deep Water Corals/Uganda Chimps (#603H) Duration: 26:20 STEREO TVG
Travel thousands of feet below the ocean's surface to explore fragile deep sea corals off the California coast. Meet Bay Area engineers creating detailed virtual records of the world's great monuments, including their realistic recreation of the Mexican ruins of Chichen Itza. Plus, discover the Oakland Zoo's efforts to protect chimpanzees from illegal poaching in Uganda.
- KQED World: Sat, Apr 30, 2016 -- 1:00pm
- KQED World: Sun, May 1, 2016 -- 8:30am
- KQED World: Sun, May 1, 2016 -- 12:30pm
- KQED World: Sun, May 1, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me
Self-Driving Cars: The Road Ahead (#901H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Self-driving cars are no longer the stuff of science fiction. Audi, Google, Tesla and other companies are taking dozens of prototype vehicles onto the road in California and other states. But before they can take off with consumers, big hurdles need to be overcome.
Wind Energy Vs. Eagles (#902H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Biologists study golden eagle behavior in the Altamont Pass to keep wind turbines out of their way. Doctors work to better diagnose concussions. And efforts are underway to rid San Francisco Bay of poisonous mercury.
Life of a Raindrop (#903H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Researchers explore the secret life of raindrops to help preserve our clean water supplies. Bay Area physicists created ground-breaking particle accelerators to discover what's inside the atom. And a look in a tide pool reveals a colorful menagerie.
Giant Sequoias Face Drought (#904H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Researchers climb giant sequoias to save the iconic trees from drought. The Hayward Fault is overdue for a huge quake. And your taste buds connect what you eat to your memories and emotions.
Dive with Elephant Seals (#905H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Biologists use high-tech tags to learn where elephant seals feed. A Nobel-winning physicist in Berkeley studies stars that died billions of years ago to map the history of the universe. And engineers retrofit a major reservoir supplying the Bay Area.