Nights for Thursday 3 July 2014
7:10 Crowded Orbits
What happens as more objects are sent into space, from an increasing number of nations, to revolve around the Earth? With director of the United States Naval Postgraduate School's project on Advanced Systems and Concepts for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction, Dr James Clay Moltz, his latest book is Crowded Orbits: Conflict and Cooperation in Space.
7:30 At the Movies
Films and movie business with Simon Morris.
8:10 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 - Botany
Plant ecologist Bec Stanley from Auckland Botanical Gardens on the chlorophyll-filled bio-mass that photosynthesises around us. The curious phenomenon of periodic (not annual) production by plants of masses of seeds called mast seeding (we're in a mast year now).
9:06 Our Changing World
Science and environment news from New Zealand and the world.
10:17 Late Edition
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.