Queen's ex-Guitarist Finishes Astrophysics Thesis, Naturally 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

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