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Roger Penrose

nobel prize for physics

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Roger Penrose
Full Name
of the recipient
Roger Penrose
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award2020
Share in Award50.0%
Award Shared withReinhard Genzel (25.0%)
Andrea Ghez (25.0%)
for the Award
for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity
at the Time of Award
University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Place of BirthColchester, United Kingdom GBR
Date of Birth8 August 1931
at the time of Award
88 years
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