Brian May, founder of the overwrought, operatic 70s rock band Queen—known for its song "We are the Champions"—finally finished his doctoral thesis in astrophysics. (He got the Ph.D last year; which he began 30 years ago but got busy.) According to Livescience, his thesis "examines the mysterious phenomenon known as Zodiacal light, a misty diffuse cone of light that appears in the western sky after sunset and in the eastern sky before sunrise." Here's the book. Whoa. [LiveScience]