Science And Society

Dr. Lisa Randall, Professor of Theoretical Physics, Harvard University, 2/8/06



Warped Passages, extra dimensions, string theory, branes. Professor Lisa Randall's new book, Warped Passages -- Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions, was published recently by Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins. Warped Passages was included in The New York Times list of 100 notable books of 2005. Professor Randall's research concerns the fundamental nature of particles and forces and how matter's basic elements relate to the physical properties of the world that we see.