NIGHTS on RNZ National 
with skipper. Bryan Crump & navigator. Robyn Rockgirl Walker

On the show tonight (Thursday)...

a new method is being proposed to calculate cosmological distance via bursts of energy also known as fast radio bursts - with Dr. Kiyoshi Masui, post-doc researcher in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of British Columbia...

7:35 At the Movies
> movie reviews and film industry news with Simon Morris

8:12 Windows on the World - Puerto Rico: The Have Nots and the Have Yachts
> international public radio documentaries

Lee Scratch Perry

Lee "Scratch" Perry in his studio. Kingston, Jamaica, March 1976 Photo: Lee Scratch Perry

8:43 The Cultural Ambassadors - JAMAICAN MUSIC
placing the needle on the one drop of riddim, rocksteady, ska and roots and culture with deejay and toaster Miles Buckingham... Lee 'Scratch' Perry & the Black Ark

roster: Kate Mead (Contemporary Classical Music); Adrian Kinnaird (Comics & Graphic Novels); Miles Buckingham (Jamaican Music); Cliff Fell (Poetry); Kirsten Zemke (Hip Hop); Andrew Todd (Video Games); Fergus Barrowman (Jazz); Leilani Unasa (Pasifika); Paul Berrington (Electronic Music); & Chris Jannides (Dance)

8:59 conundrum clue 7

9:07 Our Changing World
> science, environment and medical research in New Zealand labs and out in the field

9:59 conundrum clue 8

10:17 Late Edition
> a round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International

11:07 The Eleventh Hour: Music 101 pocket edition 
> a condensed version of RNZ National's Music 101 with Emma Smith

... nights' time is the right time...