Technology Today Spring 2009 cover image

This fluxon simulation of a small piece of the Sun’s atmosphere is a part of solar physics research performed at Southwest Research Institute’s Planetary Science Directorate, located in Boulder, Colo.

Technology Today® Winter 2009

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Fifteen Years Strong

SwRI’s Planetary Science Directorate has built a worldwide reputation on investigating mysteries across time and space, from the death of the dinosaurs to a close-up look at Pluto.

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Listening for Danger Signals 

An SwRI-developed system helps warfighters detect and locate the distinctive radio signature of a fired weapon.

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Food for Thought

SwRI chemists detect foreign materials, allergens and residues in food samples.

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SwRI-developed Coatings Technology Earns 2009 R&D 100 Award



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