Weekend Variety Wireless: In case you missed Saturday
In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Variety Wireless with Graeme Hill on Saturday 20th October, 2018.
Matt Visser, mathematician/physicist at Victoria University Wellington and recipient of the Royal Society’s Hector prize for extreme smartness in his area joins RadioLIVE's Graeme Hill.
He works on black holes, time-travel and the bits where quantum physics and relativity don’t compute… yet.
Astronomy with Grant Christie
This week on Astronomy - Go look at the Moon tonight.
It’s international Look At The Moon Day!
There may be big problems in searching for life in one of Mars’s subterranean lakes.
- For the Space Weather Lectures go here and you can get free tickets here.
- Take a look at this stunning HD video of the Moon over a month.
And from the Moon, a 2015 Hi Res picture taken from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter of that famous “Earth-Rise” first taken in 1968.
Human Statistics: Holidays for rich people
Ipsos Research Director Jonathan Dodd joins Graeme Hill to discuss the question - where do the world’s wealthy go for their hols?
You’ll be surprised.
Cinema with James Croot
James takes a look at rock stars in cinema, and the duds and the good ‘uns.
Words with Max Cryer
This week pipe-dream, boycott, wracking your brain and why on Earth do we pronounce gauge gayj?
Ask Max a question here and Graeme will pass it on to Max.
Environews: 'Why is that lake so blue?'
Simon Pollard, science communicator to New Zealand’s youth joins RadioLIVE’s Graeme Hill to discuss his new book Why Is That Lake So Blue?
It’s a really neat thing and you could be in to win a copy.
Albums From The Class of 1978
This week poet Linton Kwesi Johnson’s musical debut - Dread Beat An' Blood.
A very English work brimming with real-place and real-time social tension.
Go here for the Albums Turning 40 Archive.
Listen to the full interviews above.
Weekend Variety Wireless with Graeme Hill, 8pm - midnight Saturdays and Sundays, on RadioLIVE and streaming live to the Rova app on Android and iPhone.