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perhaps the most engaging and creative tour of modern physics that has ever been written (Sunday Times) --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
About the AuthorRoger Penrose is the Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford. He has received a number of prizes and awards, including the 1988 Wolf Prize which he shared with with Stephen Hawking for their joint contribution to our understanding of the universe.
Worth concentrating over. A great work. Takes a while to read, but well worth it. I would highly recommend it.Published 14 months ago by mortsmusic
To approach this book one needs to start from the premise that Roger Penrose has a brain the size of a planet. Read morePublished 14 months ago by JoeBloggs
Roger Penrose has made a major contribution to theoretical physics and argues in this book that consciousness cannot be replicated by a computer, no matter how powerful. Read morePublished 18 months ago by E. Kraft
Keep this in the bathroom instead of taking the newspaper. Apparently there is a minimum word limit for reviews...there, done.Published 19 months ago by TalkingMammal
The only problem I have with this book is Roger's over use of exclamation marks. Every time he makes a point the sentence ends with "!". Read morePublished 24 months ago by Andrew Gibson
As someone who only did A-level physics 40 years ago , I found some of the chapters hard going.
What I did like was the author's admission that there is something... Read more
Getting these "specialist" books is vital and this was as I hoped. I will be using this again and again. ThanksPublished on 6 July 2013 by LiamB