Give Now

A Moment of Science

 portrait

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

February 13, 2015

 

ECG showing hypothermic state

Hibernating In Space

Can astronauts hibernate during space travel to cut down on needed supplies and lighten their cargo?

February 12, 2015

 

fossilized feces

Fossilized Poop

Fossilized animal poop provides a key to unlocking the mysteries surrounding the lives of extinct and elusive animals.

February 11, 2015

 

composite of a series of images photographed from a mounted camera on the Earth-orbiting International Space Station, from approximately 240 miles above Earth.

Planets of Double Stars

Extrasolar planets form along misaligned orbits.

February 10, 2015

 

moose munching on plants in Grand Tetons

Reindeer Spit

Animals and plants take part in an evolutionary dance of chemical warfare.

February 9, 2015

 

telescope mirrors from the James Webb telescope

Extraterrestrial Pollution

Air pollution might be the tell-tale sign of alien civilizations.

February 6, 2015

 

chess board

Debating Evolution

When creationists ask for evidence supporting evolution, ask how much time they've got.

February 5, 2015

 

3 women in life vests sit at dinner table on the shore

Adapting to Climate Change

Can we just roll with the punches? Adapting to climate change isn't that simple.

February 4, 2015

 

spinosaurus skeleton

Spinosaurus: The Lost Dinosaur

The recently rediscovered Spinosaurus is changing paleontologist's understanding of the dinosaur kingdom.

February 3, 2015

 

purple pipe organ sponges

Sponges: Stranger than Science Fiction

Sponges are expert shape shifters that let the world (and food) come to them.

February 2, 2015

 

Scanning electron micrograph of Ebola virus budding from the surface of a Vero cell

What is Ebola?

With no licensed Ebola vaccines, early recognition and care is necessary. Know the facts!

« Previous PageNext Page »

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from A Moment of Science:

Support for Indiana Public Media Comes From

About A Moment of Science

Search A Moment of Science