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.