The universe has its secrets. Extra dimensions of space might be one of them. If so, the universe has been hiding those dimensions, protecting them, keeping them coyly under wraps. From a casual glance, you would never suspect a thing. Lisa Randall is out to expose those secrets.
To which I am tempted to add: “Yes, the universe has its secrets. There are also humans who are the active, real-time protectors of those secrets. And the story unfolding here is about what it’s like to have been one one of those protectors in the 20th Century.”
Ms. Randall has probably never heard of Townsend Brown, but I’ll bet they would enjoy a spirited conversation at the dinner table.
The Money Quote: “”Gravity always interacts with the other dimensions.”