Nights for Tuesday 30 June 2015
7:10 Our Own Odysseys: On The Rails To Michigan
Dr Joseph (Joe) Young was heading to Michigan to attend an academic conference there, but to save on travel expenses, he hopped on the train for the Los Angeles-to-Michigan leg (and back), taking a small side trip into Wisconsin in the process.
7:30 The Sampler
A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.
8:10 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
Equality for women with feminist blogger Deborah Russell. Work life balance and the almighty Chore Wars.
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: Invisibility: A Cultural History
The stories that we have told about invisibility are not stories of a technical capability but of power, desire, concealment, morality and corruption. What are these old tales of invisibility really saying, and how has the scientific understanding of light influenced them? Ideas of invisibility are, like all ideas rooted in legend, ultimately parables about our own hopes and fears.
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 The Shed
Award-winning former British broadcaster Mark Coles presents his pick of the best new music releases and demos from around the planet. A glorious mix of brand new sounds from all over the world, real conversations with music makers and tales of everyday life as seen from an English garden shed (1 of 13, MCM).