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Roger Penrose

Roger Penrose was born on August 8, 1931 in Colchester, Essex, England. He is a writer, known for Einstein's Universe (1979), Horizon (1964) and Nova (1974). He is married to Vanessa Thomas. They have two children. See full bio »

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Horizon Self - Oxford University
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Prof Sir Roger Penrose | Professor Roger Penrose | Sir Roger Penrose

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English mathematician who formulated some of the fundamental theorems that describe black holes, including the singularity theorems, developed jointly with Stephen Hawking, which state that once the gravitational collapse of a star has proceeded to a certain degree, singularities (which form the center of black holes) are inevitable. See more »

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