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See how math can help break codes, improve your tic-tac-toe game and more at the annual FSU Math Fun Day.

The Department of Mathematics is hosting an annual day of math activities that includes exhibits and exercises for the general public, including students and teachers. Activities are available for all students in grades K-12.


Air Force ROTC program recognized as one of the Southeast’s best

Members of Florida State University’s Air Force ROTC program are flying high after being named the best large Air Force ROTC detachment in the southeastern United States.


FSU scientists ‘do the twist’ to make better chemical reactions

A team of Florida State University scientists is working to make chemical reactions faster and more selective by reinventing fundamental organic chemistry concepts.


Breaking the rules: Heavy chemical elements alter theory of quantum mechanics

A series of complicated experiments involving one of the least understood elements of the Periodic Table has turned some long-held tenets of the scientific world upside down.


A stinging report: FSU research shows climate change a major threat to bumble bees

New research from a team of Florida State University scientists and their collaborators is helping to explain the link between a changing global climate and a dramatic decline in bumble bee populations worldwide.


FSU researchers receive $2.8M to study fate of BP Oil spill

A team of research institutions led by Florida State University has been awarded a $2.8 million grant to expand our understanding of how the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill affected the ecology of the Gulf of Mexico.


FSU alumnus named ‘Best Weatherman Ever’

Florida State University alumnus Alan Sealls was the calm in the storm during Hurricane Irma, and his skilled weather forecasting unexpectedly made him an overnight internet sensation.


FSU scientist to be recognized with international chemistry award

A longtime member of the Florida State University chemistry faculty is being recognized for his decades of transformational research in photochemistry as the second-ever recipient of an international award from the American Chemical Society.


Physics team nets $4.5M NSF grant to further nuclear physics research

A team of Florida State University physicists has won a $4.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to probe deeper into the world of nuclear physics and nuclear astrophysics.


FSU professor wins Southern Chemist Award from American Chemical Society

A Florida State University professor has received the American Chemical Society’s Southern Chemist Award in recognition of his contributions in nuclear chemistry.


Researcher sheds new light on how brain operates like GPS

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Every time you walk out of a building, you immediately see where you’re at and then step toward a destination. Whether you turn left, right or go straight ahead, you don’t even think about it. Simple, right?


New boarding procedures, smaller cabin size may limit infection on planes

During major epidemics, cramped airplane cabins are fertile ground for the spread of infection, but new research suggests changing routine boarding protocols could be a key to reducing rampant transmission of disease.