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sjastro
28-09-2010, 07:57 AM
While there is a dearth of female cosmologists and particle physicists here is one spunky looking lady who has been named in Time Magazines top 100 scientists and thinkers.

She has the ability of communicating science to the masses as exemplified by her book Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions.

Sorry Craig while Ed Witten might be your hero, I prefer Lisa any day. She has the brains and the looks.

http://www.time.com/time/specials/2007/article/0,28804,1595326_1595329_1615997,00. html
http://randall.physics.harvard.edu/CV.html

Regards

Steven

CraigS
28-09-2010, 08:20 AM
Hmm .. not bad looking from the 'Time' photo .. 48 years old, eh ?
Marital status ??? … unknown … other vitals ?? .. unknown
Photo in Wiki (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lisa_Randall) .. tough looking !! .. wouldn't wanna wrangle with her on topics discussed here!
Love to read her book. A 'must get', by the sound of it !
Graduated with Brian Greene, eh ??

Ok.. Randall's Hamster it is ! ..for a day ..maybe more after I've read her book !

Cheers
PS: The time photo is 3 years old !! I've always kind of favoured Carolyn Porco .. she's got a sense of humour and is more of a dreamer, though … hmm …decisions, decisions ..!
:)

sjastro
28-09-2010, 08:31 AM
Her vitals? What do you want to know her figure measurements, IQ or both.;)

They didn't have supervisors like this when I was at Uni.:lol:

Steven

CraigS
28-09-2010, 08:34 AM
We're in deep doo doo, now !

I've just hooked Suzy into looking at this thread !!
:eyepop:
Look out !!! Head for cover !!!

PS: WE never had anyone like this when I went to Uni !!

sjastro
28-09-2010, 08:42 AM
Now you've done it.

I'm getting out of here!

Steven

CraigS
28-09-2010, 09:24 AM
That'll teach him !!

No more messin' with me !!

:evil:

CraigS
28-09-2010, 10:04 AM
Ah now that I've snooped out some of Lisa's papers, it looks like she's spent time working on all items (3) to (7) !:

From Steven's list of difficulty:



Hmm … no slouch all right !!

Cheers

CraigS
28-09-2010, 10:13 AM
There are a few YouTubes featuring her as well … just watched a short one:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7XtqH6ETZc

the comments are very inciteful as well … (esp #1) .. oops .. I meant insightful ! .. (pardon my spelling .. gotta work on that …)

:)

Cheers
PS: Wait until Carl gets a hold of this thread .. there'll be no stopping him ! Suzy .. where are you ??

renormalised
28-09-2010, 11:23 AM
Yes, I do know about Lisa, and yes she is good looking:)

And yes, I did have a tutor in an undergrad 2nd year Comp Sci subject better looking than Lisa:):P

She had been a part time model when she was in high school...she was finishing up her PhD at the time.

renormalised
28-09-2010, 11:25 AM
And I wish she (Lisa) was a member here...Alex would be toast (and so would the rest of the EU/PC crowd, including Peratt et al):):P

CraigS
28-09-2010, 11:40 AM
Bit of an anti-climax there, Carl ..

Need to clear your mind of PC/EU, fella …
… mine is !!

:)

Cheers

renormalised
28-09-2010, 11:54 AM
Got a lot more to worry about than those fools. But it would be funny to watch a tenured, world famous, Harvard Uni Chair of Physics tear these guys apart with just a few words:):):)

I doubt Peratt and Co would be game to open their mouths:):)

sjastro
28-09-2010, 01:41 PM
I was prepared to download the YouTube clip with my ultraslow dial up connection.

Wow a supporter of the very old Kaluza-Klein theory which is a precursor to string theory.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaluza%E2%80%93Klein_theory

Smart, attractive and not exactly mainstream.:)

Regards

Steven

mithrandir
28-09-2010, 01:46 PM
Pamela Gay (http://www.starstryder.com/about-me/) isn't hard on the eyes either.

A public school kid through and through, I received a B.S. in Astrophysis from Michigan State University in 1996 and a Ph.D. in Astronomy from the University of Texas in 2002. Today, I teach at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Although my first research love was and remains variable stars (I even serves on the council of the American Association of Variable Star Astronomers), I have committed scientific adultery more than once to steal moments for exploring the secrets of galaxy evolution. Today, I am part of the Galaxy Zoo collaboration, and work with an amazing team of students helping writing the software and education content for the Zoo.

DavidU
28-09-2010, 01:46 PM
Not a bad CV !:D

renormalised
28-09-2010, 03:12 PM
Just thought of someone....applied mathematician and actress Danica McKellar:):):):)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InY2hzvs75o

Or, how about Serena Kamber, a scientist at Manchester Hospital...

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/bizarre/article1211985.ece

Or aerospace engineer at NASA, Summer Williams....

http://spacemonitor.blogspot.com/2007_02_01_archive.html

(scroll down the page on this one)

CraigS
28-09-2010, 03:47 PM
Maths book editor ?? Too young. I'm not too fluent in Maths !!


A bio-med scientist !!! The enemy of mankind !! Too young, also.



An Engineer !! Now that's what I'm talkin' 'bout … oh hang on .. too young also.

Lisa wins !!! Discovery credits: to Steven !!

CraigS
28-09-2010, 03:53 PM
There's always young Sarah Kendrew (http://www.strw.leidenuniv.nl/~kendrew/) … but she's only a cartoon .. :(

CraigS
28-09-2010, 03:59 PM
Oh .. Steven …

…. I'm afraid Uncle Ed won't be happy about her .. trying to mix Gravitation and Electromagnetism ??? A usurper !!

… My hopes are dashed !!

:sadeyes:

Octane
28-09-2010, 03:59 PM
Pamela Gay has a voice that would melt butter.

H

CraigS
28-09-2010, 04:03 PM
I can see a thread lock comin' up here !!!

Could be a first for Steven !!

Octane
28-09-2010, 04:15 PM
Then there's also that total smokin' hot BABE who was on Universe, and, was project director or manager of the WISE infra-red survey camera that went up recently.

I've drawn a mind blank and can't recall her name. But, oh, boy...

H

sjastro
28-09-2010, 04:21 PM
Ah yes a fine example of biological science at work.;)

Steven

Suzy
28-09-2010, 04:25 PM
:lol: Okay, I'll play this game, I don't know where you guys get your taste from, but if I were a guy it would have to be Amy Mainzer from JPL.
http://www.cosmicdiary.org/blogs/nasa/amy_mainzer/?page_id=2.

And I'll share with you'll words of wisdom which my husband so often tells me (when I lust after gorgeous guys) "I reckon I would have a better chance at scoring". Amy where are you ....

Octane
28-09-2010, 04:30 PM
Amy Mainzer. That's the one I was referring to in my previous post.

H

CraigS
28-09-2010, 04:33 PM
Oh my God !!!
She's …. er … too young !!

But her CV: (my eyesight's not as good since I joined IIS, so there maybe some typos .. I've copied it from her CV):



Not mainstream, either !!
:)

renormalised
28-09-2010, 04:34 PM
Yes, I would add Amy to my list as well:):)

H...I think this is her:)

renormalised
28-09-2010, 04:35 PM
Not for me:):P

renormalised
28-09-2010, 04:39 PM
Not for me, mate:):P

sjastro
28-09-2010, 04:39 PM
It's tragic my Uni professors generally looked like what's in the attachment.:shrug:

iceman
28-09-2010, 04:41 PM
Too much spam for the science forum. Locking.