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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 5, 2015

 

eye exam through eye glass lens

A Brief History of Eyeglasses  

Though often taken for granted today, eyeglasses were an amazing scientific breakthrough.

June 4, 2015

 

toy car on atlas

Sun Burn through a Window?   

Slather on sunscreen before you hit the road: Cars don't protect against harmful UV rays.

June 3, 2015

 

groundhog

Frisky Groundhogs  

Groundhogs aren't looking for their shadow—they're looking for a mate.

June 2, 2015

 

seal

Deciphering Seals   

Seals eavesdrop on killer whales to distinguish the harmless fish-only eaters from the seal-eating kind.

June 1, 2015

 

dragonfly

Dragonflies and the Predicting Brain 

Dragonflies have a 95 percent success rate when it comes to hunting their next meal.

May 29, 2015

 

Milky Way spiral

Ancient Milky Way Explosion  

The Hubble telescope digs up the Milky's Way star-crossed past.

May 28, 2015

 

European Green crab

Invasive Species and Parasites

Invasive species constitute the second biggest danger facing the world's biodiversity.

May 27, 2015

 

cow

Cold Nose Cows  

You can measure a cow's mood by the temperature of its nose!

May 26, 2015

 

Antarctica glacier

Which Pole is Colder?

Just when you thought it couldn't get any colder...

May 25, 2015

 

meditative person

Changing the Gene with Meditation   

Mindful meditation may be used to cure physical ailments like inflammation.

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