is a professor of physics at Harvard University. She is one of today’s most
influential and highly cited theoretical physicists, and has received numerous
awards and honors for her contributions. Her work has been featured in Time magazine, the New York Times, Rolling
Stone, Esquire, Vogue, the Economist,
Scientific American, and elsewhere. Randall is a member of the National
Academy of Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, the American Academy
of Arts and Sciences, and the American Physical Society, and is the recipient
of several honorary degrees. When not solving the problems of the universe, she
can be found rock climbing, skiing, or contributing to art-science connections.
Hypermusic Prologue, a small opera
for which she wrote the libretto, premiered in the Pompidou Center in 2009, and
Measure for Measure, an art exhibit
she co-curated, opened in Los Angeles in 2010.