Lisa Randall

is a world-leading theoretical physicist and expert in particle physics, string theory and cosmology.

In 2016 she introduced her book “Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs. The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe.” She was the first female member of the Physics Faculty of Princeton University and also the first theoretical physicist on the staff of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as well as Harvard University. Between 1999 and 2004, Randall was the most cited High Energy Physicist in the world. In 2007 Time Magazine named her as one of the 100 most influential people.

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Born in: 1962

Profession: Theoretical physicist