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Sir Roger. born 1931, British mathematician and theoretical physicist, noted for his investigation of black holes
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  • No, said Mr. penrose; it is not like a childish freak; but still I think it was the wisest thing he could do to come to me.

    Madonna Mary Mrs. Oliphant
  • "We will see about this in the morning," said Mr. penrose, significantly.

    The Dude Wrangler Caroline Lockhart
  • Mr. penrose sneered in the darkness: "I suppose you're some sour old maid—you sound like it."

    The Dude Wrangler Caroline Lockhart
  • The reports brought from time to time to Captain penrose were truly disheartening.

    True Blue W.H.G. Kingston
  • She might have married anybody, such a girl as that, continued Mr. penrose, in a regretful business way.

    Madonna Mary Mrs. Oliphant
  • Captain penrose had chosen Natty Garland to be among the officers to accompany him.

    True Blue W.H.G. Kingston
  • I fell in descending the steep hill, which is exposed to the south, in coming back from a visit to Lieut. penrose, in the fort.

  • Captain penrose smiled at the impatience of his officers and men.

    True Blue W.H.G. Kingston
  • Our march proved be a lucky one so far as gaining on penrose was concerned.

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penrose in Science
British mathematical astronomer and physicist who worked with Stephen Hawking to explain the physics of black hole formation. He is also known for his theories on artificial intelligence.
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