Most widely held works about Roger Penrose
Most widely held works by Roger Penrose
The emperor's new mind : concerning computers, minds, and the laws of physics by Roger Penrose ( Book )
39 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 2,909 libraries worldwide
Foreword by Martin Gardner.
The road to reality : a complete guide to the laws of the universe by Roger Penrose ( Book )
38 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,415 libraries worldwide
This guide to the universe aims to provide a comprehensive account of our present understanding of the physical universe, and the essentials of its underlying mathematical theory. It attempts to convey an overall understanding--a feeling for the deep beauty and philosophical connotations of the subject, as well as of its intricate logical interconnections. While a work of this nature is challenging, no particular mathematical knowledge is assumed, the early chapters providing the essential background for the physical theories described in the remainder of the book. There is also enough descriptive material to carry the less mathematically inclined reader through, as well as some 450-500 figures. The book counters the common complaint that cutting-edge science is fundamentally inaccessible.
The nature of space and time by S. W Hawking ( Book )
31 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,827 libraries worldwide
Can the quantum theory of fields and Einstein's general theory of relativity, the two most accurate and successful theories in all of physics, be united in a single quantum theory of gravity? Two of the world's most famous physicists--Stephen Hawking and Roger Penrose--disagree on this. Here they explain their positions in a work based on six lectures with a final debate, all originally presented at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences at the University of Cambridge.--From publisher description.
Shadows of the mind : a search for the missing science of consciousness by Roger Penrose ( Book )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,614 libraries worldwide
A New York Times bestseller when it appeared in 1989, Roger Penrose's The Emperor's New Mind was universally hailed as a marvelous survey of modern physics as well as a brilliant reflection on the human mind, offering a new perspective on the scientific landscape and a visionary glimpse of the possible future of science. Now, in Shadows of the Mind, Penrose offers another exhilarating look at modern science as he mounts an even more powerful attack on artificial intelligence. But perhaps more important, in this volume he points the way to a new science, one that may eventually explain the physical basis of the human mind.
The large, the small, and the human mind ( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 1,009 libraries worldwide
Cycles of time : an extraordinary new view of the universe by Roger Penrose ( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 765 libraries worldwide
"A groundbreaking book providing a new take on three of cosmology's most profound questions: What, if anything, came before the Big Bang? What is the source of order in our universe? What is the universe's ultimate future? Current understanding of our universe dictates that all matter will eventually thin out to zero density, with huge black holes finally evaporating away into massless energy. Roger Penrose--one of the most innovative mathematicians of our time--turns around this predominant picture of the universe's "heat death," arguing how the expected ultimate fate of our accelerating, expanding universe can actually be reinterpreted as the "Big Bang" of a new one. Along the way to this remarkable cosmological picture, Penrose sheds new light on basic principles that underlie the behavior of our universe, describing various standard and nonstandard cosmological models, the fundamental role of the cosmic microwave background, and the key status of black holes. Intellectually thrilling and accessible, Cycles of Time is another essential guide to the universe from one of our preeminent thinkers"--Provided by publisher.
White Mars, or, The mind set free : a 21st century utopia by Brian Wilson Aldiss ( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
Led by Tom Jefferies, the colonists on Mars struggle to survive and thrive when all contact is cut off with EUPACUS, as the industrialized nations of Earth are know.
Spinors and space-time by Roger Penrose ( Book )
13 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and Russian and held by 470 libraries worldwide
Quantum concepts in space and time ( Book )
8 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Quantum gravity : an Oxford symposium ( Book )
5 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 391 libraries worldwide
Techniques of differential topology in relativity by Roger Penrose ( Book )
14 editions published between 1972 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Acquaints the specialist in relativity theory with some global techniques for the treatment of space-times and will provide the pure mathematician with a way into the subject of general relativity.
Hermann Weyl, 1885-1985 : centenary lectures ( Book )
5 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Analytical and numerical approaches to mathematical relativity ( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
"This book contains a representative collection of surveys by experts in mathematical relativity writing about the current status of, and problems in, their fields. There are four contributions for each of the following mathematical areas: differential geometry and differential topology, analytical methods and differential equations, and numerical methods. This book addresses graduate students and specialist researchers alike."--Jacket.
Quantum gravity 2 : a second Oxford symposium ( Book )
6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
The large, the small, and the human mind by Roger Penrose ( Book )
23 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 271 libraries worldwide
A Brief history of time ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Explores the mysteries we've all wondered about in a film set against the backdrop of Stephen Hawking's life story.
Computerdenken : des Kaisers neue Kleider oder die Debatte um künstliche Intelligenz, Bewusstsein und die Gesetze der Physik by Roger Penrose ( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 202 libraries worldwide
Les ombres de l'esprit : à la recherche d'une science de la conscience by Roger Penrose ( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Mind talk the brain's new story ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Experts contemplate the social and moral impact of brain research and questions such as how matter developed consciousness, whether computers can model human abilities, how free "free will" really is, and where legal responsibility for actions begins and ends.
Cycles of time [an extraordinary new view of the universe by Roger Penrose ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
This groundbreaking book provides a new take on three of cosmology's most profound questions and sheds new light on basic principles that underlie the behavior of the universe, describing various standard and nonstandard cosmological models, the fundamental role of the cosmic microwave background, and the key status of black holes.
Artificial intelligence Astrophysics Biographical films Biography Brain Brief history of time (Hawking, S. W.) Cartwright, Nancy Colonization Computers Conference proceedings Cosmology Cyclic universe theory (Cosmology) Differential topology Documentary films Educational films Fiction Film adaptations General relativity (Physics) Geometry Geometry, Differential Germany Gödel's theorem Hawking, S. W. Mars (Planet) Mathematical physics Mathematicians Mathematics Nonfiction films Penrose, Roger Philosophy of mind Physical laws Physical sciences Physics Physics--Philosophy Popular works Quantum gravity Quantum theory Relativity (Physics) Relativity (Physics)--Mathematics Science fiction Science films Science--Philosophy Shimony, Abner Space and time Spinor analysis Thought and thinking Twenty-first century Utopias Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Weyl, Hermann,--1885-1955
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