Easter Island history and retarded audio technology – RadioLIVE

Graeme Hill

Graeme Hill’s Weekend Variety Wireless on RadioLIVE is no stranger to science, often featuring extended interviews with fascinating researchers. Here are just a couple of examples.

Easter Island history: Graeme Hill talks to Dr Lisa Matisoo-Smith, Professor of Biological Anthropology at the University Of Otago and Principal Investigator at the Allan Wilson Centre, about the Polynesian Rapanui population of Easter Island travelling to America and having early contact with Native Americans sometime between approximately AD 1300 and AD 1500. Listen to the full interview

Retarded audio technology: Graeme also talks to Mark Poletti of Callaghan Innovation on why so much performance audio technology remains stuck in the 20th Century. Listen to the full interview