Weekend Variety Wireless: In case you missed Saturday

Weekend Variety Wireless 18/11/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Variety Wireless with Graeme Hill on Saturday 17th November, 2018.

Science Report with Professor Craig Rodger

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Space weather, how the weird particles zapping the Earth affect us and how major events could cause catastrophic damage. Professor Craig Rodger of Otago University explains.

Astronomy with Grant Christie

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A planet orbiting a very nearby star and Rocket Lab gets serious. See the latest launch here.

Japan is now at the forefront of space exploration. Check out a nice video here.

Movies with James Croot

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They discuss works of the Coen brothers, Robin Hood depicted in cinema, and why are so many trailers full of bashing noises - like this one

Words with Max Cryer

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Decile schools a bad descriptor. Plus, gypsies, chavs, restaurateurs versus restauranters and hanged versus hung. Ask Max a question here and Graeme will pass it on.

Human Statistics with Jonathan Dodd

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Ipsos research director Jonathan Dodd discusses what the UK really thinks about Brexit.

Environews with Dylan Van Winkel 

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Dylan Van Winkel returns to complete the walk through the new publication, Reptiles and Amphibians of New Zealand, this week discussing New Zealand Frogs. 

Drugs and the Dark Web

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Professor Chris Wilkins is the recipient of $836,000 from the Marsden Fund to study what’s going on.

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.