Nights for Thursday 29 July 2010
7:15 Plato's musical message
Dr Jay Kennedy, Manchester University
The hidden musical codes in Plato's writing.
People, places and events in New Zealand.
8 pm News and Weather
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries
8:45 Science: Astronomy
Alan Gilmour 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
8:59 Conundrum: Clue 7
9 pm News and Weather
9:06 Our Changing World
Radio New Zealand's science and environment programme.
The role bacteria play in marine decomposition; analysing bite marks, the University of Waikato's science learning hub and looking after museum specimens at the Otago Museum.
9:59 Conundrum: Clue 8
10 pm News and Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11 pm News and Weather
11:06 The Music Mix
Nick Atkinson presents a contemporary music magazine with interviews and music from New Zealand and overseas artists, coverage of new releases, tours, live sessions, music festivals and events. (RNZ)