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Polsintoovly is posing with his buddy, Ostro.
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Polsintoovly

Polsintoovly, the Bird God, joined the Windows team in May of 1999. Also known as Chris Gleason, this graduate of the University of Michigan became well versed in world mythology while working on the mythology section of the site. He soon transformed into Polsintoovly, but continues to work for the project.

Polsintoovly spends the long hours keeping the Headline Universe section up to date. He's also the author of several constellation pages and is currently working on updating our missions section. He can occasionally be spotted answering Ask a Scientist questions if they're easy.

"Working for Windows to the Universe has given me the chance to become one with my fellow birds. Polsintoovly will live on forever!" He says.

In his spare time, Polsintoovly likes to play golf and video games. He's a big sports fanatic and plans to start a new sport called bird racing. He also likes to sleep.

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Windows to the Universe, a project of the National Earth Science Teachers Association, is sponsored in part is sponsored in part through grants from federal agencies (NASA and NOAA), and partnerships with affiliated organizations, including the American Geophysical Union, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Earth System Information Partnership, the American Meteorological Society, the National Center for Science Education, and TERC. The American Geophysical Union and the American Geosciences Institute are Windows to the Universe Founding Partners. NESTA welcomes new Institutional Affiliates in support of our ongoing programs, as well as collaborations on new projects. Contact NESTA for more information. NASA ESIP NCSE HHMI AGU AGI AMS NOAA