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SwRI is leading the science investigation for NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission, which recently made the first direct detection of the source of magnetic reconnection, an explosive physical process that converts the magnetic energy in plasmas into kinetic energy and heat.

Technology Today Fall 2016

Magnetic Reconnection

Finding the needle in the haystack with NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission

Above the Storm

CYGNSS satellite fleet ready to take wing

CYGNSS by the Numbers [PDF]

Powering the Science of Violent Storm Research

SwRI engineers retrofit an A-10 Thunderbolt II into a storm-penetrating aircraft

SwRI and Texas Biomed Double-Team, Double-Down on Ebola

Juno Unveils Jupiter's Poles


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