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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

June 23, 2017

 

Birth control packet up close

Pollution And Synthetic Estrogen

Pollution containing synthetic estrogen can have a negative impact on animals and people.

June 22, 2017

 

moose in water

Moose and People

Despite their obvious differences, humans and moose share a common, painful ailment.

June 20, 2017

 

Giant penguins

The Giant Penguins of Peru

What was nearly five feet tall, gray and rust colored and ate fish?

June 14, 2017

 

water flowing into bright blue water

What Is Rock Flour?

Why are some mountain lakes so beautiful? Thank a glacier.

June 8, 2017

 

black and white llama

Did You Know That Llamas Helped The Inca Empire?

Scientists analyzing ancient lake mud think that the success and development of the Inca empire was partially due to llama dung.

June 7, 2017

 

asian clam on beach

Clam Attack!

If you think the Clones on Star Wars were a threat, just wait until you hear about Asian clams.

June 5, 2017

 

A black and white photo. A woman is in bed, her head on a white pillow, a heating pad with a gingham pattern is draped across her forehead. She has an unhappy look on her face. A black blanket that blends with the background is pulled up to her chin.

Does Exercise Trigger Migraines?

If you're a migraine sufferer, is it helpful or risky to exercise?

June 2, 2017

 

close up of a cockroach

Faster Than A Speeding Roach

Cockroaches running at full speed rear up on their hind legs.

May 29, 2017

 

sheep in a flock

What Is The Science Behind Animals Moving In A Flock?

I find it interesting that many animals, like sheep, zebras, fish, and birds, tend to congregate and move around in flocks. What's the science behind flocking?

May 15, 2017

 

wedding rings and dice

The Mathematical Marriage Predictor

Scientists developed a system of equations that predict relationship stability with a ninety-four percent accuracy rate.

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