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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

April 4, 2016

 

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Walking Neighborhoods

People who live in neighborhoods within walking distance of shops and stores have lower blood pressure.

April 1, 2016

 

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You Gotta Have Hearts

Octopuses use three hearts to keep their bodies well circulated.

March 31, 2016

 

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Drinking and Smoking

Smoking and drinking make for quite the combo. Here's why:

March 30, 2016

 

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The Double Impact

Scientists discover that Earth was hit by two meteorites at the same time, ten miles apart.

March 29, 2016

 

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Running Rings Around Us

Saturn's rings are made of the remnants of former moons that were destroyed in a collision.

March 28, 2016

 

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Wind Power Potential

Wind turbines are proving to be a sustainable and steady source of energy production.

March 25, 2016

 

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Word Up, Brain

Reading action verbs fires up neurons in your motor cortex as if you were actually doing the actions.

March 24, 2016

 

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Winter Wheat

Wheat survives winter's freezing temperatures, and is ready to be harvested come springtime.

March 23, 2016

 

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Apes and the Movies

Movie-watching chimps anticipate memorable scenes.

March 22, 2016

 

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Stink Bugs Are Not All Bad

Stink bugs have gotten a bad rap, but the spined soldier bug variety are great for taking care of garden pests.

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