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### Roger Penrose

#### English mathematical physicist, recreational mathematician and philosopher

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country of citizenship:
United Kingdom

educated at:
University College London, St John's College

occupation:
mathematician, physicist, writer, philosopher, university teacher, psychologist

award received:
Fellow of the Royal Society, Copley Medal, Royal Medal, Adams Prize, Eddington Medal, IOP Dirac Medal, Albert Einstein Medal, Naylor Prize and Lectureship, Helmholtz Medal, Karl Schwarzschild Medal, Marcel Grossmann Award, Josiah Willard Gibbs Lectureship, Order of Merit, De Morgan Medal, Amaldi Medal, Fonseca Prize, Wolf Prize in Physics, Silver Dirac Medal for the Advancement of Theoretical Physics, honorary doctor of the University of Warsaw, honorary doctor of the Catholic University of Louvain, Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics

student of:
W. V. D. Hodge, J. A. Todd, Hermann Bondi, Paul Dirac, Dennis W. Sciama

@RogerPenrosePhy

Sir Roger Penrose (born 8 August 1931) is an English mathematical physicist, mathematician and philosopher of science. He is Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics in the University of Oxford and Emeritus Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford.
Penrose has made contributions to the mathematical physics of general relativity and cosmology. He has received several prizes and awards, including the 1988 Wolf Prize for physics, which he shared with Stephen Hawking for the Penrose–Hawking singularity theorems.

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### series

0### works

9#### The Nature of Space and Time

book by Roger Penrose

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author:
Roger Penrose, Stephen Hawking

1996

#### Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe

book by Roger Penrose

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author:
Roger Penrose

2016

#### The Large, the Small and the Human Mind

book by Roger Penrose

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author:
Roger Penrose

1997

#### Quantum Aspects of Life

book by Derek Abbott

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author:
Derek Abbott, Paul Davies, Arun K. Pati, Roger Penrose

2008

#### The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics

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author:
Roger Penrose, Martin Gardner

### articles

21#### Gravitational Collapse and Space-Time Singularities ( 1965 )

scientific article

author: Roger Penrose

#### Consciousness in the universe: a review of the 'Orch OR' theory ( 2014 )

scientific article

author: Roger Penrose, Stuart Hameroff

#### On the Gravitization of Quantum Mechanics 1: Quantum State Reduction ( 2014 )

scientific article (publication date: 11 January 2014)

author: Roger Penrose

#### A test of general relativity using the LARES and LAGEOS satellites and a GRACE Earth gravity model: Measurement of Earth's dragging of inertial frames. ( 2016 )

scientific article

author:
Roger Penrose, Erricos C. Pavlis
Ignazio Ciufolini, Antonio Paolozzi, Rolf Koenig, John Ries, Vahe Gurzadyan, Richard Matzner, Giampiero Sindoni, Claudio Paris, Harutyun Khachatryan, Sergey Mirzoyan