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Roger Penrose

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Re: Roger Penrose

Post by Gfamily » Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:23 pm

tenchboy wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:09 pm
Applause
The Road to Reality would be my Desert Island book, I have reached about page 30, so I'd need some time and no other reading matter to make my way through to the end.
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Re: Roger Penrose

Post by shpalman » Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:02 pm

Gfamily wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:23 pm
tenchboy wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:09 pm
Applause
The Road to Reality would be my Desert Island book, I have reached about page 30, so I'd need some time and no other reading matter to make my way through to the end.
I'm a professional physicist, and he didn't even explain the physics I know in a way I understood.
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Re: Roger Penrose

Post by shpalman » Sun Oct 11, 2020 8:48 am

Now we have to put up with "Nobel prize winning scientist says some made-up b.llsh.t about the Universe"
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Re: Roger Penrose

Post by Boustrophedon » Sun Oct 11, 2020 10:21 am

shpalman wrote:
Sun Oct 11, 2020 8:48 am
Now we have to put up with "Nobel prize winning scientist says some made-up b.llsh.t about the Universe"
Quite.
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Re: Roger Penrose

Post by Sciolus » Sun Oct 11, 2020 3:12 pm

He did a nice job on my bathroom though.

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Re: Roger Penrose

Post by shpalman » Sun Oct 11, 2020 3:16 pm

He was good in Danger Mouse.
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Re: Roger Penrose

Post by causan_dux » Mon Oct 12, 2020 12:52 pm

Sciolus wrote:
Sun Oct 11, 2020 3:12 pm
He did a nice job on my bathroom though.
Really? Not my experience with him at all. Firstly, he couldn't quote on how many of each shape we needed, and then, for some reason, he couldn't finish in a neat line at the bathroom door threshold and ended up laying them along the landing, then down the stairs and out the front. Mentioned something about a periodic desolation, and I thought "too right, mate". Last I saw of him, he'd tiled next door's front lawn and was on his knees heading slowly for Surbiton.

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Re: Roger Penrose

Post by Sciolus » Mon Oct 12, 2020 1:44 pm

:lol:

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