Date of Birth

08August1931

Place of Birth

Colchester
(United Kingdom, Essex, England)

Nationality

United Kingdom

Profession

Science writer, Mathematician, Astronomer, Physicist, Professor

Sir Roger Penrose OM FRS, is an English mathematical physicist, mathematician and philosopher of science. He is the Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the Mathematical Institute of the University of Oxford, as well as an Emeritus Fellow of Wadham College.
Penrose is known for his influential work in mathematical physics, in particular for his contributions to general relativity and cosmology. He has received a number of prizes and awards, including the 1988 Wolf Prize for physics, which he shared with Stephen Hawking for their contribution to our understanding of the universe.
