Lisa Randall

Professor of Physics, Harvard University; Author, Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs

Lisa Randall is a professor at Harvard University, where she studies theoretical particle physics and cosmology, currently focusing on dark matter. Randall is the author of Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs, the New York Times notable books Warped Passages (2005) and Knocking on Heaven’s Door (2011), and the e-book Higgs Discovery: The Power of Empty Space. She also wrote a libretto for Hypermusic Prologue: A Projective Opera in Seven Planes and co-curated the art exhibit Measure for Measure for the Los Angeles Arts Association. Randall received the 2012 Andrew Gemant Award from the American Institute of Physics for significant contributions to the cultural, artistic, or humanistic dimension of physics.

Videos/Audio of Lisa Randall

What is the universe made of and why don't we know what it's made of? From the esoteric to the concrete. See more
Headline news was made earlier this year when the detection of gravitational waves, caused by the collision of two... See more
Do we owe our existence to a thin disk of matter in the plane of the Milky Way that caused a minor space perturbation... See more
This session explores the almost unfathomable scales of theoretical physics, from the mysterious properties of dark... See more