Nights for Thursday 21 October 2010
7:15 Shaking Bricks
Associate Professor Jason Ingham, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, University of Auckland
Strengthening structures, particularly those made of brick masonry, against seismic events - and we are also interested on his thoughts of the buildings damaged from the Christchurch earthquake and subsequent aftershocks.
People, places and events in New Zealand.
8 pm News and Weather
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World webpage to find links to these documentaries.
8:45 Science: Astronomy
Alan Gilmore Astronomer, Mt John University Observatory
"Space is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly hugely mindbogglingly big it is. I mean you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist, but that's just peanuts to space" Douglas Adams... alien sightings.
8:59 Conundrum: Clue 7
9 pm News and Weather
9:06 Our Changing World
Radio New Zealand's science and environment programme.
9:59 Conundrum: Clue 8
10 pm News and Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11 pm News and Weather
11:06 The Music Mix
Nick Atkinson presents a contemporary music magazine with interviews and music from New Zealand and overseas artists, coverage of new releases, tours, live sessions, music festivals and events. (RNZ)