The man for whom I was named has died. John Glenn, the last of the Mercury astronauts, died on December 9 at age 95. Five decades ago he was launched atop a refurbished Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile that had originally … More>
Posts by Glenn Marsch
In 1989, America’s Voyager 2 spacecraft performed a reconnaissance flyby of Neptune, the distant ice giant planet that orbits about three billion miles from the sun. I was in graduate school then, and I stayed up all night watching PBS’s … More>
Editor’s note: As we move on from Snovember—a lengthy stretch of below average temperatures across the country—and into December, we thought it would be a perfect time to discuss the heated topic of climate science. This is the third and … More>
Editor’s note: This is the second of a series of discussions with Grove City College physicist Dr. Glenn Marsch regarding global warming. In the first Q&A we compared the articles that ran in the New York Times and the Wall … More>
Editor’s note: After two leading newspapers ran climate-related pieces seemingly at odds with one another, The Center for Vision & Values discussed the contrast with Grove City College physicist Dr. Glenn Marsch. A New York Times article reported that President … More>
As Americans nationwide mark Memorial Day, this will be my first Memorial Day without my dad. He was a World War II veteran.
Since my father’s passing two months ago, seven years after my mother’s, I consider how both significant … More>