Roger Penrose


Roger Penrose

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Roger Penrose
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2020

Born: 8 August 1931, Colchester, United Kingdom

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Prize motivation: “for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity”

Prize share: 1/2

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