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FSU computational scientist demonstrates how supernovae detonate

The mystery of how supernovae fully form and function is one of many secrets of the universe that scientists have yet to unravel, but new work by a Florida State University research team has used theory and computations to show how one class of these luminous stellar explosions go from a slow burn to a brilliant detonation.

Their work is published today in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

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Computational Science major explores the future with AI

While touring colleges in high school, Ava Dodd immediately felt a connection to Florida State University’s campus and knew this was where she belonged.

“The energy and enthusiasm of the students at FSU, coupled with the grandeur and elegance of the campus, made me feel instantly at home,” she said.

As a first-generation college student, choosing a college was difficult for Dodd.

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Gunzburger named one of the world's most influential researchers

Max Gunzburger

Professor Max Gunzburger has been named by Web of Science as one of the world’s most influential researchers. Gunzburger is among the select few who have been most frequently cited by their peers over the last decade. In 2020, fewer than 6,200, or about 0.1% of the world's researchers in 21 research fields and across multiple fields, have earned this exclusive distinction.

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iSensor Lab Releases “CV19 SelfDefense” Mobile App

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the lives of people across the country. To encourage healthy and safe practices to help stop the transmission of the coronavirus, FSU iSensor Lab, led by School of Information Associate Professor Shuyuan Mary Ho, developed an app for Android devices called “CV19 SelfDefense.”

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Tradition continues with 2020-21 academic year

With the beginning of the fall semester comes tea and colloquium as has been the department tradition for over 20 years. On Wednesday, September 9, 2020, the department held its first tea and colloquium of the academic year with a robust gathering of faculty, staff and students attending. The week’s invited speaker participated in the event, and department chair Gordon Erlebacher welcomed Michelle Kuchera, Ph.D., assistant professor of computational physics at Davidson College, an alum who was also in attendance.

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