Nights for Wednesday 27 November 2019
Sociologist Anthony Elliott - AI is not so much the future as a revolution already well underway, albeit one which is unfolding in complex and uneven ways across the globe.
7:30 At The Movies
On At the Movies, Dan Slevin reviews the 25th feature film by Martin Scorsese, The Irishman, a comic horror film about a game of Hide & Seek gone wrong, Ready or Not and the story of the Cornish folk group,Fisherman's Friends.
8:10 The Hump
The Hump is our Wednesday night Quiz Night where we take a dive into the archives of Nga Taonga Sound and Vision for some audio gems and we want to see if you can identify them.
Tonight's prize is a book by Science writer Naomi Arnold called Southern Nights: The story of New Zealand's night sky from the Southern Lights to the Milky Way which traces the development of astronomy in New Zealand - you may have hear Naomi speaking to Kathyrn Ryan on Nine to Noon last week.
8:15 Dateline Pacific
RNZ Pacific's daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.
8:30 Window on the World
Scientist Katherine Joy studies moon rock. She tells Jim Al-Khalili why she believes the moon is the most exciting destination in our solar system.
9:07 Book Reading - When We Wake by
Episode nine of Karen Healy's futuristic adventure, 'When We Wake' read by Francesca Emms.
After her disastrous interview, and the violent confrontation with Dawson, Tegan is on the run.
9:30 Ultrafast Star ejected from a black hole at the heart of The Milky Way
Astronomers have spotted an ultrafast star, traveling at six million km/h, that was ejected by the supermassive black hole at the heart at the Milky Way five million years ago. Associate Professor Daniel Zucker from the Departrment of Physics and Astronomy at MacQuarie University joins us with the details.
Lately with Karyn Hay is a late night radio show on RNZ National, with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories.
11:07 Inside Out
After 11 on Inside Out, Nick Tipping plays tracks from Dexter Gordon, checks out big band jazz from Duke Ellington and Maria Schneider, and previews a tour by Melbourne singer Emma Gilmartin.