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The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics

Roger Penrose - Science - 1999 - 640 pages
For many decades, the proponents of `artificial intelligence' have maintained that computers will soon be able to do everything that a human can do. In his bestselling work of ...
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Spinors and Space-Time: Volume 2, Spinor and Twistor Methods in Space-Time ...

Roger Penrose, Wolfgang Rindler - Mathematics - 1988 - 512 pages
Spinor and Twistor Methods in Space-Time Geometry introduces the theory of twistors, and studies in detail how the theory of twistors and 2-spinors can be applied to the study ...
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Spinors and Space-Time: Volume 1, Two-Spinor Calculus and Relativistic Fields

Roger Penrose - Mathematics - 1987 - 472 pages
This volume introduces and systematically develops the calculus of 2-spinors. This is the first detailed exposition of this technique which leads not only to a deeper ...
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The Nature of Space and Time

Stephen Hawking, Roger Penrose - Science - 2010 - 144 pages
Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible. But was he right? Can the quantum theory of fields and Einstein's general ...
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Relativity: The Special and the General Theory

Roger Penrose, Albert Einstein - Science - 2006 - 288 pages
Robert Geroch builds on Einstein's work with commentary that addresses the ideas at the heart of the theory, bringing a modern understanding of relativity to the text. He ...
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Cycles of Time: An Extraordinary New View of the Universe

Roger Penrose - Science - 2011 - 304 pages
From the best-selling author of The Emperor’s New Mind and The Road to Reality, a groundbreaking book that provides new views on three of cosmology’s most profound questions ...
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Techniques of Differential Topology in Relativity

Roger Penrose - Differential topology - 1972 - 72 pages
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 ...
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Quantum concepts in space and time

Roger Penrose, C. J. Isham - Philosophy - 1986 - 358 pages
Recent developments in quantum theory have focused attention on fundamental questions, in particular on whether it might be necessary to modify quantum mechanics to reconcile ...
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