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Brother Guy Consolmagno SJ is the Vatican's official astronomer and advisor to the Pope. He's been touring New Zealand this week and stopped by at RNZ for an exclusive interview with Jim. Audio
Masses of landslides have been found on the bed of Lake Tekapo and now NIWA wants to know if more could trigger a tsunami. Video
Light has helped astronomers to discover many of the almost 2000 planets that orbit around stars outside our own solar system, thanks to Einstein. Audio
The two men who died on a kayaking trip in Canterbury yesterday were part of an international group from Melbourne's Monash University.
The two kayakers who died on Lake Tekapo this afternoon were young overseas tourists, police say.
Farmers in South Canterbury are pushing to tap into Lake Tekapo as they face weeks of more extremely dry conditions. Audio
Parched farmers are agitating for Government action over freeing up water from Lake Tekapo, saying if they had alpine water they wouldn't be in such dire straits. Audio