“Sir Roger Penrose, 85, is a respected and award-winning mathematical physicist in England. He serves as the Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at University of Oxford’s Mathematical Institute. His awards include the Wolf Prize won in 1988 that he shared with Stephen Hawkings. His most recent awards include the De Morgan medal (2004) that is handed out every three years by the London Mathematics Society and the Copley Medal (2006) awarded by London’s Royal Society for outstanding research achievements in any branch of science. It is considered the world’s oldest scientific award.
Penrose ranks among the greats — Einstein and Hawkings.
He has also developed many theories during his lifetime, but perhaps his most intriguing is his belief in a human soul that continues to exist after a person dies.
According to an article in The Sun, he describes the soul as a “packet of information stored at a quantum – or sub-atomic level.”
When a person dies this information is released intact into the universe but will return to the human body if the person is brought back to life. Penrose believes this explains the near-death experiences reported by many people.
He also suspects that this “packet of information” could continue existing indefinitely. He has even found evidence these ‘packets of information’ are stored in microtubules found inside our brain’s neurons.
Penrose sums it up saying:
“If the patient dies, it’s possible that this quantum information can exist outside the body, perhaps indefinitely as the soul.”
Read more at Dean Smith’s full original article at the opentheword.org blog: “Respected scientist believes in the existence of the soul” https://opentheword.org/2016/11/18/respected-scientist-believes-in-the-existence-of-the-soul/
This reminds me of a post I wrote up a few months ago: “The Greatest Physicists Always Eventually Acknowledge God” https://wordpress.com/post/endtimesand2019.wordpress.com/6269