- Sir Roger. born 1931, British mathematician and theoretical physicist, noted for his investigation of black holes
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The six-volume complete Penrose will be reviewed in a future edition of the TLS.The Best of Brit Lit
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I say, Penrose, I'd like to ask you a couple of questions, if you don't mind?
"Some of it was, but most of it wasn't," Penrose interrupted in turn.
"Yes, we've settled in," he said quietly, as Penrose took stock.Marriage la mode
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"We will see about this in the morning," said Mr. Penrose, significantly.
If Mr. Penrose had needed encouragement they would have furnished it.
- British mathematical astronomer and physicist who worked with Stephen Hawking to explain the physics of black hole formation. He is also known for his theories on artificial intelligence.
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