nova meteorstrike 603x452Monday, July 8 at 8 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. A blinding streak of light screaming across the Russian sky, followed by a shuddering blast strong enough to damage buildings and send more than 1000 people to the hospital. On the morning of February 15, 2013, a 7000 ton asteroid crashed into the Earth's atmosphere, exploded and fell to earth across a wide swath near the Ural mountains. According to NASA, the Siberian Meteor, which exploded with the power of 30 Hiroshima bombs, was the largest object to burst in the atmosphere since a 1908 event near Siberia's Tunguska river. That time there were few eyewitnesses and no record of the event except for thousands of acres of flattened trees. This time however the event was captured by countless digital dashboard cameras, which have lately become a common fixture in Russian autos and trucks. Within days, armed with this unprecedented crowd-sourced material, NOVA crews hit the ground in Russia along with impact scientists as they hunt for debris from the explosion and clues to the meteor's origin and makeup.

On Television

  • October 01, 2019

    2019 KRCB FM 25th Anniversary Fall Fundraiser

    Fall of 2019 takes KRCB FM into its 25th year on the air! We want to celebrate this silver anniversary in style. Cowboy style! You are invited to join us in celebration of Country Music during the month of September! Our KRCB FM Radio 91 Fall Fundraiser continues through Saturday September 14. We…
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    Aug 31, 2019

    Keeper of the Beat: A Woman's Journey into the Heart of Drumming

    Saturday, September 14 at 7 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. Keeper of the Beat: A Woman's Journey into the Heart of Drumming is an award-winning…
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    Aug 28, 2019

    Captain Marleau: Philippe Muir

    Wednesday, September 11 at 9 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. Philippe Muir, the unluckiest man in the world, finds his accountant murdered one…
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    Aug 26, 2019

    Freedom Writers: Stories from the Heart

    Monday, September 9 at 9 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. Follows idealistic teacher Erin Gruwell as she tries to reach 150 at-risk students who were…
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    Aug 25, 2019

    Great Performances: Harold Prince – The Director’s Life

    Sunday, September 8 at 8 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. Directed by Lonny Price, this retrospective celebrates the extraordinary career of producer…

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