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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

March 13, 2014

 

The UFO Galaxy as seen through the Hubble Space Telescope

Looking Backwards Through Time

It's not as difficult as you might think to look into the past.

March 12, 2014

 

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How Does Prozac Work Anyway?

No doubt, you've heard of the anti-depressant Prozac. But do you know how it works? That's okay. Science is still trying to figure it out too.

March 11, 2014

 

A whicker baby cradle with wheels

Scientific Consensus Is Against Infant Bed Sharing

While more and more parents in the U.S. are choosing to share a bed with their babies, pediatricians continue to warn that it's a dangerous practice.

March 10, 2014

 

A grizzle bear stands in the bushes

Is Global Warming Good For Grizzlies?

While climate change is bad for most of us, grizzly bears may not complain too much -- at least in the near-term.

March 7, 2014

 

Trilobite fossil

A Change In The Air

Most of us take our oxygen-rich atmosphere for granted. Once upon a time, though, Earth's air was very different.

March 6, 2014

 

A glass of red wine

Is Your Wine Allergy An Allergy To Sulfites?

Have you ever had a bad allergic reaction to wine? If so, you might actually be allergic to the histamines in the wine, not the sulfites.

March 5, 2014

 

A pile of blue plastic balls

Learning Sympathy

In spite of recent research on the subject, when and how babies learn sympathy is still something of a scientific mystery.

March 4, 2014

 

An operating room full of high-tech equipment

Why Operating Rooms Are So Cold

Ever wonder why operating rooms are so cold? Find out on today's A Moment Of Science.

February 28, 2014

 

Close-up of a smoking gun barrel

Rifles And The Law

Don't worry, we're not actually talking about the Second Amendment. We're talking about the laws of physics!

February 27, 2014

 

A red chili pepper in the middle of a white plate

Another Good Reason To Go For Thai Food

One theories suggests there may be more to spicy foods than added flavor.

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