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Don Glass

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Don Glass has worked in public radio since 1966. From 1970 to 1990 he served as Program Manager for WFIU, becoming Special Projects Director and Senior Producer from 1990 to 2005. He has retired from fulltime employment at the University, but continues to host and produce A Moment of Science. He enjoys working with A Moment of Science and learning fascinating new facts.

Recent posts by Don

August 18, 2016

 

dietcoke

How Do You Make A Diet-Coke Float?

Here is an at home experiment you can try! Learn about molecular density!

August 17, 2016

 

retro microwave oven

Metal in the Microwave

Microwave ovens are wonderful, revolutionary cooking devices. But there are some things that you cannot, or should not, do with microwaves.

August 16, 2016

 

Norewegian ULA class submarine at surface

Submarine

Ever wonder how submarines rise and sink so quickly? Find out on today's Moment of Science!

August 12, 2016

 

Computer model of an estrogen receptor protein

Male Lactation: Fact or Fiction?

Male lactation: Fact of fiction? That's the question on today's Moment of Science.

August 8, 2016

 

suitcases made of ivory

Packing For The Desert

If you are packing for a trip to the desert, would it be better to pack light or dark clothes?

August 5, 2016

 

A Goose looking down in the grass showing his teeth

Bird Teeth

Do birds have teeth? Not anymore, but they once did, when they were more similar to dinosaurs.

August 3, 2016

 

Chicken noodle soup in a white bowl

Soup’s Ready!

Why does blowing on hot soup help to cool it off? The answer is evaporation.

July 28, 2016

 

A really cute puppy.

Fighting Stress With Pets

Good news pet lovers! A recent study shows that your dog Rex or your cat Muffy may actually help control blood pressure during stressful times.

July 27, 2016

 

1922 US Army airship

A Science Joke: Hydrogen

Why is it that you can't put down hydrogen gas? Find out on this Moment of Science.

July 26, 2016

 

picture of woman with oxygen mask on

Can Oxygen Be Toxic?

Can oxygen sometimes be toxic? Find out on today's Moment of Science.

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