Nights for Thursday 3 December 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Two Ply Too Much

Allen Hershkowitz, senior scientist, Natural Resources Defence Council

The great challenge of getting people to recognise the ecological consequences of super soft toilet paper.

7:30 Spectrum

People, places and events in New Zealand.

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World

International public radio documentaries

8:45 Starry Starry Night - astronomy

Alan Gilmore, astronomer, Mt John University Observatory

"Space is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly hugely mindbogglingly big it is. I mean you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist, but that's just peanuts to space" Douglas Adams...

How stars get their energy.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 7

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Our Changing World

Radio New Zealand's science and environment programme.

9:59 Conundrum: Clue 8

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 pm News & Weather

11:06 In Concert

Honest, hopeful, deceptively simple girl-and-guitar folk songs from Lydia Cole are the flavour in this week's In Concert performance.