7:10 Our Own Odysseys: On The Rails To Michigan

Dr Joseph (Joe) Young was heading to Michigan to attend an academic conference there, but to save on travel expenses, he hopped on the train for the Los Angeles-to-Michigan leg (and back), taking a small side trip into Wisconsin in the process.

7:30 The Sampler

A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.

8:10 Windows on the World

International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.

8:40 Feminism

Equality for women with feminist blogger Deborah Russell. Work life balance and the almighty Chore Wars.

9:06 The Tuesday Feature: Invisibility: A Cultural History

The stories that we have told about invisibility are not stories of a technical capability but of power, desire, concealment, morality and corruption. What are these old tales of invisibility really saying, and how has the scientific understanding of light influenced them? Ideas of invisibility are, like all ideas rooted in legend, ultimately parables about our own hopes and fears.

10:00 Late Edition

A review of the 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.

11:06 The Shed

Award-winning former British broadcaster Mark Coles presents his pick of the best new music releases and demos from around the planet. A glorious mix of brand new sounds from all over the world, real conversations with music makers and tales of everyday life as seen from an English garden shed (1 of 13, MCM).