Physicist Lisa Randall. Rami Shllush

In Pursuit of Dark Matter, an Elusive Cosmic Celebrity

What’s the connection between dinosaurs and dark matter? What is the glue that holds the universe together? Is there a fourth – and fifth – dimension? These are just some of the questions that occupy Lisa Randall, the first female physicist to get tenure at Princeton, Harvard and MIT

The mystery of the universe, and the many riddles that remain open about it can be exemplified in a myriad ways. One of the most frustrating challenges involves the fact that science is familiar with less than...

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