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03/03/2014 Fresh water may flow just below the surface during Martian summers

Scientists hypothesize mysterious features on Martian slopes may be result of water

02/26/2014 Southwest Research Institute part of winning team for White House initiative on Lightweight and Modern Metals Manufacturing innovation

American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute will be established near Detroit 

02/24/2014 Romo elected chairman of SwRI Board of Directors Lee named vice chairman

SwRI held its 66th annual meeting for advisory trustees and board of directors Monday

02/13/2014 IBEX research shows influence of galactic magnetic field extends well beyond our solar system

Complementary research highlights interactions at the solar system’s boundary and beyond

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