Nights for Tuesday 20 October 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Astrochemistry

Tim Schmidt, senior lecturer, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney

An astrochemist who uses spectroscopy and deep-space telescope

7:30 The Sampler

New music reviews with Nick Bollinger.

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World:

International public radio documentaries.

8:45 pm Ignition - Energy

Professor Ralph Sims Director of Centre for Energy Research, Massey University

The challenges of getting warm, keeping cool or just driving from point A to B...

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 3

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 The Tuesday Feature

The Galileo Lectures

Part six: The Square Kilometre Array

10 pm News & Weather

10:17 Late Edition:

A review of the leading news from Morning Report, Nine to Noon, Afternoons and Checkpoint. Also hear the latest news from around the Pacific on Radio New Zealand International's Dateline Pacific.

11:06 Charlie Gilett's World of Music

Britain's guru of world music radio presents a personal selection (BBC)

11:36 Nightshift

A series dedicated to those who work while the nation sleeps, and who make life a lot easier when we wake up.

Sarah Smith, night nurse

Working in a resthome caring for our elderly citizens through the wee hours.