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Press Releases

02/13/2014 SwRI receives Alliance for Work-Life Progress Seal of Distinction

SwRI joins impressive group of organizations receiving the honor

02/05/2014 SwRI wins National Science Foundation grant to study rock glaciers in Europe

International collaboration will use remote-sensing technology in study of rock glacier movements

01/28/2014 SwRI adds flow component test cell

New test cell evaluates products at pressures up to 30,000 psi using gas hydraulic pressure.

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