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Sir Roger Penrose OM FRS (born 8 August 1931) is an English mathematical physicist and Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford and Emeritus Fellow of Wadham College.
He is renowned for his work in Astrophysics, in particular his contributions to general relativity and cosmology. He is also a recreational mathematician and philosopher.
Roger Penrose is the brother of mathematician Oliver Penrose and chess grandmaster Jonathan Penrose. He was born in Colchester, Essex, England.
Works
 Techniques of Differential Topology in Relativity (1972, ISBN 0898710057)
 Spinors and SpaceTime, volume 1: Twospinor calculus and relativistic fields (with Wolfgang Rindler, 1987) ISBN 0521337070 (paperback)
 Spinors and SpaceTime, volume 2: Spinor and twistor methods in spacetime geometry (with Wolfgang Rindler, 1988) (reprint), ISBN 0521347866 (paperback)
 The Emperor's New Mind: concerning computers, minds, and the laws of physics (1989, ISBN 0140145346 (paperback); it received the RhonePoulenc science book prize in 1990)
 Shadows of the Mind: a search for the missing science of consciousness (1994, ISBN 0198539789 (hardback))
 The nature of space and time (with Stephen Hawking, 1996, ISBN 0691037914 (hardback), ISBN 0691050848 (paperback))
 The large, the small, and the human mind (with Abner Shimony, Nancy Cartwright, and Stephen Hawking, 1997, ISBN 0521563305 (hardback), ISBN 0521655382 (paperback), Canto edition: ISBN 0521785723)
 White Mars or, the mind set free (with Brian W. Aldiss, 1999, ISBN 9780316852432 (hardback))
 The Road to Reality: a complete guide to the laws of the Universe (2004, ISBN 0224044478 (hardcover), ISBN 0099440687 (paperback))
 Cycles of Time: an extraordinary new view of the Universe (Bodley Head (23 Sep 2010) ISBN 9780224080361)

