Lisa Randall2017-10-04T21:30:31+00:00

Lisa Randall

Theoretical Physicist

“If people learn more about physics and are aware of it, then they won’t be so afraid of it.”

Career Highlights
  • Professor of Science in Physics at Harvard University
  • Research exploring the physics of space and time has garnered her notable recognition, including the National Award of Nuclear Science and History and the American Institute of Physics’ Andrew Gemant Award
  • Has found fresh ways to popularize science, and has had appearances in popular culture publications like Time, Newsweek and Vogue as well as television shows like The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
  • Was influenced by her intense New York City community where everyone around her was bright

STEM Gems Club

Is a career in Theoretical Physics in your future? Maybe you haven’t taken physics in school yet so you’re not sure. That’s okay. STEM Gem Lisa Randall loves pursuing the unanswered questions about our universe. Read her story and digest. Watch one of her online videos. Then, with your STEM Gems Tribe, discuss, explore, reflect, and act.