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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

July 5, 2016

 

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The Artificial Pancreas

Scientists have developed an artificial pancreas that lets diabetics control insulin levels with their smartphone.

July 4, 2016

 

vintage photo of identical twins

Meet My Evil Twin

Identical twins aren't a supernatural wonder, though they are a rare breed.

July 1, 2016

 

computer simulated black hole

The Remains of a Star

A black hole has such a powerful gravitational pull that it sucks up everything nearby, including light.

June 30, 2016

 

blindfolded couple on date

Is Love Blind?

Romance needs to be nourished with visual cues and body language.

June 29, 2016

 

Why Doesn’t Your Heart Get Tired?

Your ticker is an amazing muscle that works around the clock to keep you alive.

June 28, 2016

 

komodo dragon with tongue out

Are Dragons Real?

Dragon myths were inspired by dinosaur fossils and oversized reptiles.

June 27, 2016

 

nightmare

Dream Fake

Suppressed thoughts often come alive in dreams, because our mental control centers doze while we do.

June 24, 2016

 

frog

You Can’t Eat What You Can’t See

Did you know that frogs only eat flies that are in motion?

June 23, 2016

 

carbonation bubbles in soda

Something’s Rotten At AMOS

Fact or myth: Drinking soda pop causes tooth decay?

June 22, 2016

 

three astronauts waiting to go into space

Pens In Space

Astronauts cannot use conventional pens and pencils in outerspace. Here's why:

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