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Press Releases

07/26/2016 SwRI-led study shows puzzling paucity of large craters on dwarf planet Ceres

Dwarf planet may continuously refresh its surface

07/20/2016 SwRI receives $7.8 million in funding from DOE

Three projects to advance turbine systems for gas-fired power plants

07/19/2016 SwRI to develop educational experiments for NASA-funded STEM grant

SAPREP students to benefit from hands-on science with simulated moon mission

07/12/2016 Spencer selected for AGU’s Whipple Award

Award recognizes contributions to planetary science

07/06/2016 SwRI, UTSA invest in two new joint biomaterial research projects

Biofilm, drug delivery projects receive $125,000 in funding

07/05/2016 NASA Juno Spacecraft in Orbit Around Mighty Jupiter

SwRI's Bolton serves as principal investigator of Juno

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