Roger Penrose: Fashion, Faith and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe
What can fashionable ideas, blind faith, or pure fantasy possibly have to do with the scientific quest to understand the universe?
Don't miss the world famous mathematician and physicist Sir Roger Penrose visiting The Science Library at the University of Oslo.
Sir Roger Penrose is the scientist-legend behind fundamental results such as the Singularity theorem, the Penrose diagram and the Penrose tesselation, where the first listed was a cooperation with Stephen Hawking. Pensrose is also known for his popular science books, such as The Nature of Space and Time, The Road to Reality and Shadows of the Mind.
He is in Oslo to present his most recent book: Fashion, Faith and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe.