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About the Cover: SwRI staff designed GraIL, a graphics engine that reduces cost and increases flexibility on graphics-intensive applications, such as modeling ocean waves.

Technology Today® Winter 2005

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The Quest for GraIL

An SwRI-designed graphics engine reduces cost, increases flexibility on graphics-intensive applications.

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Ringed Mysteries

Cassini finds hot-water plasmas and a comet-like moon at Saturn.

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Sharp Turns in the Road Ahead

New fuels and vehicle designs could be in the future as oil supplies begin to dwindle.

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Compression Technology for the Next Generation

SwRI engineers develop new tools to enhance gas transmission.


Technical Staff Activities

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