Advanced science. Applied technology.
|01/14/2014|| SwRI develops first ERCOT-qualified vehicle-to-grid aggregation system|
System allows electric delivery truck fleet owners to make money by using normal vehicle charge times to assist in managing grid frequency
|01/07/2014|| SwRI’s Walker named 2014 O’Donnell Award recipient|
Walker will be honored Jan. 16 during The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas (TAMEST) 11th Annual Conference
|01/06/2014|| Newfound Planet is Earth-mass But Gassy|
Planet KOI-314c weighs the same as Earth, but is 60 percent larger in diameter
|12/12/2013|| Hubble Space Telescope Sees Evidence of Water Vapor Venting off Jupiter Moon|
Providing the first strong evidence of water plumes erupting off the moon's surface
|12/09/2013|| SwRI scientists publish first radiation measurements from the surface of Mars|
RAD measurements provide crucial information for human missions to Mars
|12/06/2013|| SwRI operating Connected Vehicle Affiliated Test Bed|
SwRI is now operating a Connected Vehicle Affiliated Test Bed in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Transportation
|11/05/2013|| SwRI’s Wilson receives IASH Lifetime Achievement Award|
Wilson recognized for work in testing thermal stability of liquid fuels
|11/05/2013|| SwRI-led Institute for the Science of Exploration Targets selected as a founding member of NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute|
ISET to research the origin, evolution and physical properties of nearby worlds for future exploration
|10/31/2013|| SwRI researchers to apply facial skin regeneration technology for battlefield injuries|
“Biomask” would help repair combat-related facial burns and trauma
|10/11/2013|| Juno spacecraft resumes full flight operations on its way to Jupiter|
Safe mode did not impact trajectory, probe on course to arrive July 4, 2016
|10/09/2013|| Study examines comet ISON’s chances of surviving its close brush with the Sun|
Comet should survive close solar approach according to scientists
|10/09/2013|| SwRI study finds that Pluto satellites’ orbital ballet may hint of long-ago collisions|
SwRI planetary scientists have developed a new model of Pluto’s five satellites
|10/08/2013|| Juno spacecraft to slingshot past Earth en route to Jupiter|
On Oct. 9, 2013, the Juno spacecraft will fly past the Earth for a gravity-assist boost that will slingshot the probe onward to Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system.
|09/30/2013|| SwRI adds five chambers for deep water simulation testing|
SwRI now offers five additional chambers for high-pressure, high-temperature testing of oil country tubular goods and subsea technologies.
|09/25/2013|| SwRI to launch Automotive Consortium for Embedded Security™ (ACES)|
SwRI to hold information exchange meeting on Automotive Consortium for Embedded Security (ACES).