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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 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



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


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.

August 3, 2016


Chicken noodle soup in a white bowl

Soup’s Ready!

Why does blowing on hot soup help to cool it off? The answer is evaporation.

July 28, 2016


A really cute puppy.

Fighting Stress With Pets

Good news pet lovers! A recent study shows that your dog Rex or your cat Muffy may actually help control blood pressure during stressful times.

July 27, 2016


1922 US Army airship

A Science Joke: Hydrogen

Why is it that you can't put down hydrogen gas? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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