Nights for Wednesday 7 October 2015
7:10 pm More stones at Stonehenge
The remains of an enormous stone monument near to Stonehenge has been unearthed by Prof. Vince Gaffney, Anniversary Chair in Landscape Archaeology at the University of Bradford, who leads the Stonehenge Hidden Landscape project.
People, places and events in New Zealand.
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 pm Japan
Palmerston North raised journalist Motoko Kakubayashi now resides in Tokyo and works for University of Tokyo's Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, Japan's pop. 126,434,964 (est. 2014)... interest in rugby has increased after the Brave Blossoms' win in the Rugby World Cup against South Africa; the largest protest so far has recently been mounted outside Japan's parliament; also Japan is placing pressure on North Korea regarding the abduction of its citizens.
9:06 The Wednesday Drama: Photograph 51, by Anna Ziegler
Rosalind Franklin was a gifted research scientist who was part of the race to uncover the secrets of DNA in the 1950's. Her more famous contemporaries Watson and Krick took all the kudos for the discovery of the molecule's double helix structure - yet it was Franklin's skill with X-ray diffraction that first uncovered what's called "the secret of life" (1 of 2, RNZ).
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Night Lights Classic Jazz
After the Vanguard: The Return of Bill Evans (6 of 12, PRX)