College of Arts and Science

Recovery of endangered sunflower sea stars may play key role in restoring devastated submarine forests

Scientists working to understand the decimation of kelp forests on the Pacific Coast have found that the endangered sunflower sea star plays a vital role in maintaining the region’s ecological balance and that sea star recovery efforts could potentially help restore kelp forests as well. The multi-institution team, which includes Florida State University Assistant Professor […]

Florida State physicist elected American Physical Society Fellow

A Florida State University physicist and researcher at the FSU-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society. Professor of Physics Oskar Vafek was recognized by APS for his work in correlated electron physics, which explores how a collection of particles, or a material system such as graphene, […]