7:10 Spy To Sky Telescope

NASA Watch editor and astrobiologist Keith Cowing raises an eyebrow at an awkward if not welcome "gift" of two spy-built telescopes to NASA, particularly as the American space agency bravely struggles with an ever shrinking budget and with Hubble already past its decommission date – yet even if the funds became available to also get these telescopes called NRO-1 and NRO-2 into space, what would they be looking for?

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: Physics

Physicist from the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials & Nanotechnology,  Dr Shaun Hendy strips it back to basics to explain how the universe works... the recent Nobel Prize winners in Physics - Serge Haroche and David J. Wineland.

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

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 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.