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Posted on 19 April 2018 | 5:47 am
Is our Consciousness a Quantum System? -
Edgy Labs (blog)Is our Consciousness a Quantum System?Edgy Labs (blog)Oxford physicist and mathematician Sir Roger Penrose has been working since the 1990s on a “quantum theory of consciousness” with fellow physicist Stuart Hameroff. According to their ORCH-OR theory (Orchestrated Objective Reduction), quantum processes ...
Posted on 11 April 2018 | 2:09 pm
Stephen Hawking: 'I clearly remember being
thejournal.ieStephen Hawking: 'I clearly remember being blown away by the mind-bending physics of the book'thejournal.ieWorking with another brilliant young student, Roger Penrose, they began to think about the “big bang” and how they might be able to understand it using the same physics that they had used to understand black holes. Their results gave us a new ...
Posted on 3 April 2018 | 8:28 am
Stephen Hawking Mourned by Hundreds at
Space.comStephen Hawking Mourned by Hundreds at Cambridge FuneralSpace.comFor example, he and British physicist Roger Penrose posited that the universe emerged from a singularity, a point of infinite density akin to the heart of a black hole. And Hawking showed that black holes likely aren't entirely black — that they ...Prof Stephen Hawking funeral: Legacy 'will live forever'BBC Newsall 107 news articles »
Posted on 3 April 2018 | 4:07 am
At Silicon Valley Comic Con, the scientists
San Francisco ChronicleAt Silicon Valley Comic Con, the scientists are the starsSan Francisco ChronicleIsaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke, (authors) with an eye to getting the science right,” Penrose says during a phone interview from his home in England. “I liked that a lot. I would go to science fiction movies, sure. A really great movie for me was ...and more »
Posted on 31 March 2018 | 6:48 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