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Press Releases

06/28/2016 Alan Stern receives Distinguished Public Service Medal — NASA highest civilian honor

New Horizons leader recognized for successful Pluto mission that completed initial reconnaissance of the solar system

06/27/2016 SwRI’s Parker discovers moon over Makemake in the Kuiper Belt

Faint moon was previously obscured by the glare of the icy dwarf planet 

06/22/2016 SwRI team finds a possible solution to “faint young Sun paradox” in primordial asteroid impacts

Bombardment triggered atmospheric warming capable of sustaining liquid water

06/20/2016 Software estimates likelihood of ‘man-made earthquakes’

3DStress® assesses seismicity risks for oil and gas wastewater disposal or geothermal systems

06/16/2016 Southwest Research Institute announces creation of Permian Basin Joint Industry Project

SwRI presenting West Texas research at AAPG convention, discussing similar Austin Chalk initiative

06/14/2016 SwRI celebrating decade of unmanned systems program during Eurosatory

R&D leader develops technologies for autonomous vehicles used in defense, automotive sectors

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