Lisa Randall studies theoretical particle physics and cosmology at Harvard University, where she is Frank B. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, she is the recipient of many awards and honorary degrees. The Brattle will be on the left-hand side of the street.Professor Randall was included in Walking from the Harvard Square T station: 10 minutes As you exit the station, cross Mass. The building is shared with Algiers Cafe and Alden & Harlow Restaurant, and the theatre entrance is on the left side of the building—look for the sidewalk poster case and marquee.Randall, the bestselling author of Warped Passages, is an expert in both particle physics (the study of the smallest objects we know of) and cosmology (the study of the largest).In Knocking on Heaven’s Door, she explores how we decide which scientific questions to study and how we go about answering them.For those of you interested in the Four Tendencies framework (and aren’t we all? (A good example of using the Strategy of Convenience for habit change.) Starting next week, we’re going to spend four weeks talking about my Four Tendencies framework for human nature.
Tuesday 12/08/2015 Theoretical physicist Lisa Randall explains the nature of dark matter and introduces her book “Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs,” which looks at the role of dark matter in the evolution of the universe, our solar system, and life on Earth. We also feature more great listener responses to my sixteen-year-old daughter Eliza’s request for advice in episode 30. (Actually, Eisenhower said, “Plans are worthless, but planning is everything.“) Plus, if you’d like to get an email alert every time we release a new episode, you can sign up here. To look up an episode here on my site, use happiercast.com/34 (or whatever number you’re looking for).In response to Geek Girl's 10 Hottest Geek Guys, I think it's only fair that we offer up the 10 Hottest Geek Girls as a counterpoint. TINA FEYAside from being the most successful female TV comedy writer working today, Fey has always considered herself a "supernerd" all her life.Which is no surprise since everything she's done she's been super at.