Nights for Thursday 31 May 2012
7:10 Magical Mind Science
With a flash of their wand, neuroscientists Stephen Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde explain how magicians' tricks are able to shed light on human consciousness, memory, attention and belief; their new book is Sleights of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic reveals about our Brains.
7:30 At the Movies
Films and movie business with Simon Morris.
8 pm News & Weather
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 Science: Physics
Physicist from the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials & Nanotechnology, Dr Shaun Hendy strips it back to basics to explain how the universe works... neutrinos and the ways to detect them.
9 pm News & Weather
9:06 Our Changing World
Science and environment news from New Zealand and the world.
10 pm News & Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11 pm News & 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.