A series of lectures from 2004 covering the broad themes related to the Transit of Venus.
The split from Gondwanaland and the development of our unique flora and fauna. Introduction by poet Chris Orsman of Wellington. Audio
How the ancients, from Babylonians to Polynesians, interpreted and used the stars. Stonehenge in Britain and the construction of Stonehenge Aotearoa in the Wairarapa. Introduction by Dr. Grant… Read more Audio
Pacific Voyaging and Navigation by Dr. Peter Adds - Maori studies, Victoria University of Wellington. Introduction by Dr. John Stenhouse. Audio
Science in the age of enlightenment, the quest to find the distance to the Sun. longitude. Introduction by John Hisco, President of the Astronomical Society of South Australia. Audio
First encounters between Maori and Europeans. Introduction by Prof. David Mackay, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Victoria University of Wellington. Audio
with Professor Alan MacDiarmid - What are the challenges now? The search for dark matter, other life and other universes. Audio