Advanced science. Applied technology.
|09/19/2013|| CYGNSS hurricane satellite mission passes key review milestone|
NASA mission to advance hurricane forecasting and tracking methods
|09/09/2013|| SwRI deploys novel vehicle-to-grid aggregation system|
SwRI has deployed the first SAE-compliant electric vehicle aggregation system that provides bidirectional power using direct current fast charging technology
|09/05/2013|| SwRI study suggests debris flows on frozen arctic sand dunes are similar to dark dune spot-seepage flows on Mars|
Snow or frost can melt to form debris flows on sunward-facing slopes of sand dunes in the Alaskan arctic at air temperatures colder than the melting point of water.
|09/05/2013|| IBEX spacecraft measures changes in the direction of interstellar winds buffeting our solar system|
Turbulence in the interstellar cloud may be affecting wind direction
|08/28/2013|| Breslof receives SRA International Hartford-Nicholsen Award|
Award to bestowed at 2013 SRA International Annual Meeting held Oct. 26–30 in New Orleans
|08/23/2013|| DARPA selects Southwest Research Institute to support DARPA Robotics Challenge|
SwRI to develop and support the test apparatuses used to evaluate competitors
|08/13/2013|| SwRI researchers found local chapter of Engineers Without Borders|
Southwest Research Institute engineers have established Engineers Without Borders – Alamo Professional Chapter.
|07/15/2013|| SwRI receives $1.5 million for thin-film deposition technology development|
Staff to investigate thin-film deposition at the molecular component level
|07/10/2013|| IBEX spacecraft images the heliotail — the last region of the solar system boundary to be seen — revealing an unexpected structure|
Heliotail may be oval in shape rather than circular, as previously believed
|07/03/2013|| New insights concerning the early bombardment history on Mercury|
The surface of Mercury is rather different from those of well-known rocky bodies like the Moon and Mars.
|07/01/2013|| Southwest Research Institute recognized for developing connected commercial vehicle technology|
ITS New York recognized CVII team for advancing national connected vehicle technology
|06/12/2013|| Moon Radiation Findings May Reduce Health Risks to Astronauts|
Plastics may prove more effective than aluminum at shielding astronauts from radiation
|06/06/2013|| Southwest Research Institute receives Department of Defense honor|
For third time, Institute receives security acheivement
|05/30/2013|| SwRI-led team calculates the radiation exposure associated with a trip to Mars|
SwRI-led team calculates the radiation exposure associated with a trip to Mars
|04/30/2013|| McComas to chair the NASA Advisory Council Science Committee|
Science Committee to focus on Earth and space science-related programs, projects, activities and facilities