Advanced science.  Applied technology.


Press Releases

06/13/2016 Juno spacecraft to arrive at Jupiter, enter orbit July 4

SwRI’s Bolton leads NASA mission to gas giant

06/02/2016 SwRI’s Walker named IBS Ballistics Science Fellow

Honor recognizes his outstanding research in terminal ballistics

06/01/2016 Southwest Research Institute, Texas Biomedical Research Institute awarded $3.4 million contract for Ebola countermeasure

Texas neighboring research organizations to collaborate on developing drug formulation for DTRA

05/31/2016 SwRI’s Bottke named Fellow of Meteoritical Society

Bottke studies what meteorites, asteroids, and comets reveal about solar system history

05/31/2016 SwRI’s Brun to receive ASME-IGTI Industrial Gas Turbine Award

Recognized for expertise in turbomachinery technology

05/26/2016 SwRI scientists discover evidence of ice age at martian north pole

Data reveal information about climate change

05/24/2016 SwRI scientists discover fresh lunar craters

New technique allows scientists to ‘age’ craters in the darkest regions of the Moon

05/18/2016 SwRI’s George receives International School of Hydrocarbon Measurement Laurance S. Reid Award

Researcher honored for contributions to natural gas measurement technology

05/13/2016 NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission puts magnetic reconnection under the microscope

SwRI-led team closes in on what sparks one of the most explosive processes in the universe

04/26/2016 SwRI to showcase Ranger automated vehicle technology at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2016

Patented technology enables automated driving independent of GPS at lower cost

04/22/2016 Alan Stern named to the 2016 TIME100 list of the most influential people in the world

Iconic mission to Pluto led to Stern selection

04/08/2016 SwRI-led team identifies clathrate ices in comet 67P

Studying comets provides clues to the early history of our solar system

04/06/2016 Multitasking New Horizons observed solar wind changes on journey to Pluto

SWAP data show that the tumultuous flow of solar particles becomes more uniform by the time the solar wind reaches Pluto 

04/05/2016 Southwest Research Institute sponsors ITS America 2016 Student Essay Competition

ITS America essay contest encourages innovative ideas and concepts

04/04/2016 SwRI’s BORE microgravity payload flies aboard commercial suborbital spaceflight

Experiment will examine the effects of microgravity on asteroid regolith