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Posted on 10 August 2018 | 7:08 pm
NRL: Knights coach Nathan Brown backs
NewshubNRL: Knights coach Nathan Brown backs Warriors for grand final pushNewshub"Nine [Issac Luke], seven [Shaun Johnson] and one [Roger Tuivasa-Sheck] have all played a fair part in the Kiwis' resurgence in rugby league, winning World Cups and Tri-Nations." Brown believes a big reason why the Penrose-based club has been so ...and more »
Posted on 10 August 2018 | 1:17 pm
San Francisco's highly anticipated
Curbed SFSan Francisco's highly anticipated Salesforce Transit Center ready for its debutCurbed SFIt measures 3,000 feet long at 44 feet tall. “It's a rather pleasant design, isn't it?” said mathematician and physicist Sir Roger Penrose at a pre-opening symposium discussing his work, underselling his revelatory geometrical rhombus pattern he ...and more »
Posted on 10 August 2018 | 12:31 pm
Roger Penrose - Physics Today
Physics TodayRoger PenrosePhysics TodayBorn on 8 August 1931 in Colchester, Essex, UK, Roger Penrose is a mathematical physicist and one of the pioneers of black hole theory. He earned his PhD in algebraic geometry from Cambridge University in 1957. After holding posts at several ...
Posted on 8 August 2018 | 6:09 am
'Through Two Doors at Once' Review:
Wall Street Journal'Through Two Doors at Once' Review: Interfering With RealityWall Street JournalAn experiment proposed by the English physicist Roger Penrose required the fabrication of mirrors “several orders of magnitude smaller than a grain of sand.” Mr. Penrose hoped to discover whether gravity might play a role in wave collapse. His ...
Posted on 4 August 2018 | 4:23 pm
Exxopolis to shed light on festival
The main dome was inspired by an English cathedral and features 10 ‘stained-glass windows', with designs based on Penrose tiling discovered by English mathematician and physicist Roger Penrose. Tunnels connect the domes and the construction includes pods ...
Posted on 16 August 2015 | 6:32 am
MC Escher’s impossible dreams
By the 1950s, Escher’s vision had attracted the attention of leading mathematicians such as HSM Coxeter and Roger Penrose. After the pair corresponded about infinity in 1957, Coxeter used Escher’s illustrations in a lecture on crystal symmetry.
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 3:20 pm
Checking Back In On The Transbay Transit
The interlocking diamond pattern of the perforations is derived from the work of 1970s British mathematical physicist Roger Penrose, and is meant to take on the appearance of a continuous pattern despite being composed of 6-foot-by-6-foot panels.
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 1:01 pm
Roger Penrose on his friend MC Escher: the
As the first British show by artist MC Escher opens, the physicist Roger Penrose tells The Times how he befriended the artist You might not immediately recall the artist, but the precise, beautifully drawn, unsettling work of Maurits Cornelis Escher is ...
Posted on 23 June 2015 | 10:01 am
The Danger of Artificial Stupidity
3) Computers lack mathematical insight: in his book The Emperor’s New Mind, the Oxford mathematical physicist Sir Roger Penrose deployed Gödel’s first incompleteness theorem to argue that, in general, the way mathematicians provide their ...
Posted on 9 March 2015 | 7:41 am