**Roger Penrose at Stellenbosch**

11 August 2009

Presenting a talk: **Before the Big Bang?**

**Sir Roger Penrose, OM, FRS (born 8 August 1931) is an English mathematical
physicist and Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the Mathematical
Institute, University of Oxford and Emeritus Fellow of Wadham College. He is
renowned for his work in mathematical physics, in particular his contributions
to general relativity and cosmology. He is also a recreational mathematician
and amateur philosopher.**

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

**Some links:Before the Big Bang**: An Outrageous New Perspective and Its Implications for Particle Physics (pdf)

Lectures (see and listen):

Listen to the lecture and see his illustrations:

Before the Big Bang? | Clocks in Relativity | Remote future |

Hawking Black hole evaporation Rather 'pop' than 'bang' | Conformal Cyclic Cosmology | Pattern of ripples |

| A squeezed circle with ripples? |

**Some of his books**

Titles link to kalahari.net descriptions. Find them also at Amazon

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