Nights for Thursday 11 August 2011
7:10 3D Map Of The Universe
Dr Karen Masters from the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation at the University of Portsmouth about the 2MASS Redshift Survey research that has lead to the unveiling of the most complete 3D map of the local universe.
The 2MRS shown in an all-sky projection with galaxies colour coded by their distance from us (from purple to red as the distance increases). The projection puts the plane of our Galaxy along the middle - and we can't see through that, so there's no galaxies there. Credit: Tom Jarrett (IPAC).
People, places and events in New Zealand.
8 pm News & Weather
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries.
8:40 Science: Body Parts
Endocrinologist and professor of Science Communication from the University of Otago, A. Prof Jean Fleming takes us on a journey to explain why the human body is what it is... early embryo development and the formation of the cells that will develop into all the tissues of the body.
9 pm News & Weather
9:06 Our Changing World
Science and environment news from New Zealand and the world.
10 pm News & Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11 pm News & 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.