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The Great Math Mystery

Mon, 03/28/2016 - 12:51am -- WCVE

NOVA leads viewers on a mathematical mystery tour — a provocative exploration of math’s astonishing power across the centuries. We discover math’s signature in the swirl of a nautilus shell, the whirlpool of a galaxy and the spiral in the center of a sunflower.

Watch NOVA: The Great Math Mystery March 30 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.

Downton Abbey Raffle Ticket Winners Announced

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 2:55pm -- WCVE

Congratulations to Phyllis and Jack Marcom of Fredericksburg, Virginia, winners of the 2016 “Trip to the Real Downton Abbey” Ticket Raffle.

Thank you to everyone who purchased raffle tickets. Proceeds from the ticket sales benefit the Community Idea Stations and will help to further our mission to use the Power of Media to Educate, Entertain and Inspire.

Downton Abbey Season 6 Finale

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 2:50pm -- WCVE

After six passionate and poignant seasons, the curtain comes down on “Downton Abbey.” How will fate resolve the stories of Edith, Mary, Thomas, Anna, Robert, Cora, Daisy, Carson, Violet, Isobel and all the other occupants of this unforgettable house?

Watch Downton Abbey Season 6 Finale on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS.

 Watch WCVE and WHTJ PBS for repeats:

  • Saturday March 12 at 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday March 13 at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m.

 Or check WCVW PBS:

Rise of the Robots

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 3:58pm -- WCVE

Machines are everywhere. They run our factory assembly lines and make our coffee. But Robots – machines with human-like capabilities – have long been the stuff of science fiction. Until now.

Watch NOVA: Rise of the Robots February 24 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS.

Fueled by an ambitious DARPA challenge, the race is on to design a robot that can replace humans in disaster relief situations. Follow the robots – and the engineers that program them – as they strive to make their way out of the lab and into the real world.

Poetry Out Loud

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 2:31pm -- WCVE

The National Endowment For The Arts and the Poetry Foundation Present: Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud: 2017 Virginia Finals
In March 2017, twelve high school competitors from across the Commonwealth convened at the studios of WCVE PBS Richmond to compete for the title of state champion and to represent Virginia at the national Poetry Out Loud competition in May.

The Human Face of Big Data

Tue, 02/16/2016 - 10:07am -- WCVE

The gathering and analyzing of massive amounts of data allow us to address some major challenges, but the accessibility of so much data comes at a steep price. This film captures the promise and peril of the extraordinary knowledge revolution.

Watch The Human Face of Big Data February 24 at 10:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.

Blue Strawberries and Rainbow-Colored Roses: Buyer Beware

Tue, 01/19/2016 - 3:00pm -- WCVE

During the winter months, I am actively collecting the seeds of what I want to grow in my warm-season fruit and vegetable garden. Collecting those seeds often means going online multiple times each week to hunt for interesting seed varieties to try out - especially tomatoes. Last winter for example, I purchased 4 varieties of tomato seeds--Moscow VR, Russian Black Krim, Medovyi Spas, and Manitoba--and was very pleased with the resulting harvest.

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