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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

September 26, 2016

 

Ice-Cream In A Bowl

A Sweet Tooth Means A Numb Tongue

Ice cream seems to be the worst offender in terms of calories. Is there a reason why it has to be so very fattening?

September 23, 2016

 

assorted insects on a white board

A World Without Insects

A world without them might not be as nice as we might think...

September 21, 2016

 

Blue fluorescent light sculpted into the shape of a human face

It’s Not Easy Being Blue

Turning blue in the face is easier said than done.

September 19, 2016

 

Five pigeons are perched on concrete. They are looking into the distance.

What Did That Pigeon Say?

Is that weird noise coming from those pigeons' beaks?

September 16, 2016

 

Different colored billiard balls

How’s Your Fastball?

No matter HOW fast the "fast" ball is moving, it will still fall at the same speed as the ball that just meanders over the edge.

September 13, 2016

 

Brightly colored alphabet and number refrigerator magnets pointed in different directions.

Alphabetic Memory

Quiz: What comes before P in the alphabet? Unless you are particularly good at remembering sequences, you probably sang yourself a little song, but why?

September 12, 2016

 

Boy in shadow

Rejection Leads To Aggression

How do people react when they experience rejection?

September 8, 2016

 

Man sleeping in bed

Early-morning Shivers

If you've ever stayed up the whole night through, you may have noticed that you begin to feel cold in the hours just before morning. Why does this happen?

September 2, 2016

 

Diagram of human brain

How To Remember April

It can be hard to remember something... here are some helpful memory aids!

August 31, 2016

 

Eggs in open carton

Why You Should Store Your Eggs Fat End Up

The reason it's smarter to store your eggs with the fat end up is that the egg itself does not completely fill the interior of the shell.

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