Nights for Thursday 23 August 2012
7:10 Unlocking Science: Zootaxa
Cambridge mathematician Tim Gowers may have sparked an academic revolution against the publishing houses that dominate the access to scientific periodicals… but acarologist & Landcare curator with the New Zealand Arthropod Collection, Dr Zhi-Qiang Zhang, had already responded to the challenges of disseminating knowledge within his discipline – by founding the mega-journal for zoological taxonomists in the world, Zootaxa.
7:30 At the Movies
Films and movie business with Simon Morris.
8 pm News & Weather
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 Science: Computer Science
Prof Mark Apperley from University of Waikato tweezers out the silicon chips to show us how computers compute... what can and cannot be computed; do we know? then what about artificial intelligence and robots.
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.