Lisa Randall is a professor theoretical physics at Harvard University and a leading theoretical physicist and expert on particle physics, string theory and cosmology.
She was the first tenured woman in the Princeton University physics department and the first tenured female theoretical physicist at MIT and Harvard University. Her research concerns elementary particles and fundamental forces, and has involved the study of a wide variety of models, the most recent involving extra dimensions of space. Randall completed a book entitled “Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe’s Hidden Dimensions,” which was included in the New York Times’ 100 notable books of 2005.
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