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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 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.

August 24, 2016

 

Hot, melted tar on blacktop

Baseball, Tar, and the Scientific Method

One of the fundamental ideas of scientific thinking can be summed up in the phrase: "Correlation does not imply causation." That can be very confusing.

August 23, 2016

 

Wild Turkey On The Grass

Females Prefer Long Snoods

Male humans try and attract potential mates by your pectorals, the stretch of your Ferrari, and the mass of your bank account, but Turkeys like long snoods...

August 19, 2016

 

Comet Hale Bop

Is the Force of Gravity Increasing?

Is the force of gravity increasing? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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.

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