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National missile defense to be topic of talk, March 24

Lewis, principal research scientist and associate director at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Security Studies Program, will speak on "Why National Missile Defense Is Still a Bad Idea" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 24, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

Lewis' research focuses on the technology of ballistic missiles defenses, the implications of the proliferation of ballistic missiles and of defenses against them, the security aspects of satellites and outer space and on the vulnerability of nuclear power plants to terrorist attacks. A co-recipient of the 2001 Joseph Burton Forum Award of the American Physical Society, he also is an associate editor of the journal Science and Global Security.

The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs .

Contact: Tom Bartus(609) 258-3601

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