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The Winter 2018-19 issue of my alumni magazine, Columbia, features an interview with astrophysicist and television personality, Neil deGrasse Tyson.  The occasion was the publication of his book, Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance between Astrophysics and the Military. Here is a particularly interesting exchange: Preview Open

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On this episode of the AEI Events Podcast, Mackenzie Eaglen sits down with Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson. From cutting-edge hypersonic missiles to humble propeller-driven attack aircraft intended for counterterrorism operations, Secretary Wilson previewed experimental programs that will provide tomorrow’s airmen with the capabilities they need to fly, fight, and win. The secretary also articulated her concept of “defendable space” meant to revolutionize how the Air Force acquires and operates systems for use outside the stratosphere.

Asked to reflect on the most important lesson from her storied career, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson noted that nothing is more critical than living by a consistent set of values.