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89.1FM
3:32 pm
Wed October 24, 2012

On Point: Vision & Tradition

Chancellor Kent Hance discuss Texas Tech's billion-dollar campaign, Vision & Tradition, in this week's On Point.

Channel 5
4:42 pm
Tue October 23, 2012

NOVA: Iceman Murder Mystery

Taking a sample from Otzi in the cold chamber.
Courtesy of Marco Samadelli/South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology/EURAC

He’s been dead for more than 5,000 years — and been poked, prodded and probed by scientists for the last 20. Yet today, Otzi the Iceman, the famous mummified corpse pulled from a glacier in the Italian Alps nearly two decades ago, continues to keep many secrets. Now, through an autopsy like none other, scientists will attempt to unravel more mysteries from this ancient mummy, revealing not only the details of Otzi’s death, but an entire way of life. How did people live during Otzi’s time, the Copper Age? What did they eat? What diseases did they cope with?

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Channel 5
4:37 pm
Tue October 23, 2012

Nature: Magic of the Snowy Owl

Female snowy owl perched near river.
Courtesy of MATT HAMILTON / ©TMFS

NATURE takes an intimate look at the snowy owl, a bird made popular by Harry Potter’s faithful companion, Hedwig. “Snowies” stand out for their magical beauty, intelligence and charm. Filmmakers take us deep into the owl’s tundra home on the North Slope of Alaska to observe the daily struggles involved in raising a family of helpless owlets until they’re able to fly. Viewers discover that these strikingly beautiful Arctic owls have a range of skills far more impressive than those required of magical messengers.

Airs Wednesday at 7pm on Channel 5.

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89.1FM
3:39 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

24 Frames: Argo

Paul Hunton reviews Ben Affleck's Argo in this week's 24 Frames on 89.1FM.

89.1FM
9:49 am
Fri October 19, 2012

On Point: KTTZ Anniversary

89.1FM celebrates 25 years and Channel 5 celebrates 50.

Chancellor Kent Hance discusses the anniversary for Texas Tech Public Broadcasting.

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