7:12 Holding Singular Atoms

laser cooled atom cloud viewed through microscope camera

laser cooled atom cloud viewed through microscope camera Photo: University of Otago

University of Otago physicists have made a new step in the field of quantum technology - holding singular atoms in place.  We're joined by Associate Professor Mikkel F. Andersen of Otago's Department of Physics.

Mikkel Andersen (left) and Marvin Weyland in the physics lab.

Mikkel Andersen (left) and Marvin Weyland in the physics lab. Photo: University of Otago

7:35 The Sampler


8:10 Song forThe Road - Andrew Clouston

We're talking to some night time drivers about the music that keeps them trucking.

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Photo: AFP

If you're on the road in the dark and there's a particular piece of music you'd like to share with us, drop us a line at nights@rnz.co.nz

8:15 Dateline Pacific

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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

Dominic Casciani gets exclusive access to an anti-mafia prison to meet one of Naples' most important "Penitents" - a boss and killer whose evidence has jailed his associates.

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Photo: 123RF

9:10 Nights Sport

Peter Lampp is our sportscaster tonight.

9:30 Insight

Insight tonight brings us a documentary from the BBC.  Naomi Alderman tells the science story of Sophia Jex-Blake, who led a group known as the Edinburgh Seven in their bid to become the first women to graduate as doctors from a British university.

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Photo: Spillerjzy / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)

10:17 Lately

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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 Nashville Babylon

After 11, on Nashville Babylon, Mark Rogers has new music from Nadia Reid and the Drive By Truckers, birthday tunes for Lou Reed and Jackson C Frank plus a live session track courtesy of Holly Arrowsmith.

Holly Arrowsmith

Holly Arrowsmith Photo: RNZ