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Roger Penrose

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Roger Penrose: Encore presentation of Nobel Prize Conversations

Nobel Prize Conversations

“I am very bad at giving up.” – Get to know one of the greatest minds of today, physicist Roger Penrose. Even beyond his 90th birthday he seems to be working more than ever and is engaged in various research projects. In an intimate conversation with the Nobel Prize’s Adam Smith, Penrose speaks about how 2020 was a year that gave him time to reflect and develop even more research ideas – until he was awarded the Nobel Prize! Black holes, magic blackboards and childhood aspirations are other topics that are up for discussion. Roger Penrose was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics "for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity". Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


16 Nov 2022

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Roger Penrose on the Dipper: A Journey into the Mind of a Great Mathematician

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Roger Penrose discusses his book "The Dipper: A Journey into the Mind of a Great mathematician" and his theories regarding the experience of falling in a waterfall. He also discusses his thoughts on traditional dressmaking and the jotunn, a Norse folktale figure.

5 Jul 2022

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Roger Penrose: The Radio Telescope With A Lingual Foliated Fore

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In this episode of "Lexman Artificial", the host interviews Roger Penrose about his new project - a radio telescope built to speak with the otherworldly creatures known as foliated forehands.

1 Jul 2022

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Roger Penrose on Special and General Relativity and Yawning

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Roger Penrose tells Lexman about his work on the theory of special and general relativity, and their relationship to yawning. He also discusses the meaning of wantonness and the connections between space-bar and kumquat.

24 Jun 2022

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Asking A Theoretical Physicist About The Physics Of Consciousness | Roger Penrose & Jordan Peterson

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Roger Penrose & Jordan Peterson in discussion source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qi9ys2j1ncg--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/johnb/message

1hr 40mins

7 May 2022

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244. Asking A Theoretical Physicist About The Physics Of Consciousness | Roger Penrose & Jordan Peterson

The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast

Dr. Peterson recently traveled to the UK for a series of lectures at the highly esteemed Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. This conversation was recorded during that period with Sir Roger Penrose, a British mathematical physicist who was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics for “discovering that black hole formation is a robust predictor of Einstein’s general relativity.” Moderated by Dr. Stephen Blackwood. ___________ Chapters ___________ [0:00] Intro [1:00] Is Consciousness Computational? [3:20] Turing Machines [6:30] Determinism & the Arrow of Time [12:15] Consciousness & Reductionism [17:30] Emergent Randomness & Evolution [23:00] The Tiling Problem, Computation, & AI [29:30] Escher, Brains, Bach [39:00] Pattern Recognition & Intuition [45:30] Mathematical Representations & the Physical World [54:00] Collapsing Schrodinger’s Equation [1:00:00] Consciousness-Independent Reality [1:07:00] Black Holes & Time Horizons [1:15:00] Einstein’s Biggest Mistake [1:27:00] Meaning & Consciousness [1:39:00] Hawking Spots: Potential

1hr 40mins

14 Apr 2022

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The Origins Podcast: Roger Penrose

The Origins Podcast with Lawrence Krauss

Summary: Roger Penrose and I discussed his life and work in science, mathematics, art and beyond, including the work for which he won the Nobel Prize, and his recent highly controversial proposal regarding the beginning and end of the Universe.To get this episode into your RSS feed, please click the button below from your phone:Roger Penrose, who shared the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics, for his 1965 theoretical demonstration that black holes are an inevitable consequence of Einstein’s General Relativity, something that hadn’t been widely accepted at that time, is known to his colleagues as a remarkable mathematical physicist, whose way of picturing things has changed the way we now picture many things. His use of what are called conformal diagrams, now called Penrose diagrams, allow us to intuitively picture processes in curved space, particularly around black holes in ways we couldn’t do otherwise. He also developed something called Penrose tiles, fill a two dimensional plane in a way that was previously thought to be impossible. He both inspired, and was inspired by the famous Dutch artist M. C. Escher, in his ‘impossible’ drawings. Most recently Roger has proposed an alternative picture of the evolution of the Universe called Cyclic Conformal Cosmology, which connects the distant past of the Universe with the far future. It is controversial, and few others have accepted his picture at this time. He and I spent almost 3 hours discussing all of these things, and also his early inspirations as a young man, the nature of mathematics and physics, and much more. I am extremely happy to release this episode with Roger Penrose as the first Substack-hosted episode of The Origins Podcast with Lawrence Krauss. I hope you enjoy it, and all the future episodes to come. Get full access to Critical Mass at lawrencekrauss.substack.com/subscribe

2hr 50mins

24 Mar 2022

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Eigenbros ep 149 - Cosmic Cyclic Cosmology (Roger Penrose)


Juan & Terence discuss Roger Penrose's theory for what happened before the Big Bang, known as Conformal Cyclic Cosmology

1hr 38mins

22 Jan 2022

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Roger Penrose: The Singular Mind

Think Like A Nobel Prize Winner

In 2020, Roger Penrose received the Nobel Prize in Physics “for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity,” work he did along with his team in the 1960s. He is also a mathematician, philosopher, and the author of several books, including 1989’s The Emperor’s New Mind, an exploration of consciousness and quantum mechanics, which not only had a profound influence on me in my youth but is also part of why I chose to write a popular science book myself. (That Roger Penrose blurbed my book was a thrilling capstone.) Today, he is Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford, among many other distinctions. Not only is Roger Penrose relentlessly curious, but he’s also fascinated by seemingly everything, from biology to black holes to consciousness. To the layperson, these might seem to all be similar esoteric theoretical activities, but to a physicist, they couldn’t be more different. The fact that he can switch from a completely theoretical field, such as studies of the Big Bang, to a completely applicable one, like investigating the brain, is breathtaking to me. And he has had success in all of his fields.Most people’s work is either deep or broad. Roger’s is both. It’s the result of an incredible work ethic, a thorough imagination, and sheer longevity. He was eighty-nine years old when he won the Nobel Prize in 2020 and is still going strong. He doesn’t give up, even when people consider his ideas on the outskirts of possibility. I deeply admire and try to emulate that kind of maverick self-determination to go where your curiosity takes you and your passions drive you, even if it’s heterodox. Available on Amazon: Think Like a Nobel Prize Winner About Professor Brian Keating: https://www.youtube.com/drbriankeating Podcast in iTunes https://simonsobservatory.org/ https://briankeating.com/ https://bkeating.physics.ucsd.edu/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/drbriankeating/


27 Sep 2021

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28 | The Genius of Roger Penrose

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Roger Penrose is mostly known for his studies on black holes. He was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize for Physics. Keywords: BigBang, Black holes, Kip Thorne, General Relativity, Einstein*Sponsor: Free Astronomy & Science: https://www.freeastroscience.com**Patreon: If you ever feel like supporting my project: https://www.patreon.com/ScienceWeSpeakSOCIAL MEDIA: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sciencewespeak/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceWeSpeakTelegram: https://t.me/sciencewespeak


20 Jun 2021