Dr. Brian May rocks the universe

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Mixmaster Shecky
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Dr. Brian May rocks the universe

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Jesus, what's next for this guy?

Queen's Brian May completes his doctoral thesis in astrophysics.

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The completed thesis appears as the book "A Survey of Radial Velocities in the Zodiacal Dust Cloud" (Springer and Canopus Publishing Ltd., 2008).

"I have thoroughly enjoyed my years playing guitar and recording music with Queen, but it's extremely gratifying to see the publication of my thesis," May said. "I've been fascinated with astronomy for years, and I was happy to finally complete my Ph.D. last year and record my studies of the Zodiacal Light in this book."
Not only that, but he also got appointed chancellor for Liverpool John Moores University.

May is one of my all-time fave guitarists.

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Allow me a trollish yawn. Ten thousand people could have written a similarly lukewarm 'thesis'; pretty much only one could play guitar like he does.

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Okay, so he didn't come up with a grand unification theory. Cut him some slack.

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Mixmaster Shecky wrote:Okay, so he didn't come up with a grand unification theory. Cut him some slack.
Why do I have to cut him slack? The dude already has lots of slack...but he didn't really come up with anything here. At least he's being published by Springer-Verlag, which has always been on the more legitimate side of those presses that publish texts by academicians so they can charge their students $75 for a book...[/i]

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Because Shecky said, that's why.

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jaimoe0 wrote:Because Shecky said, that's why.
<sigh> When will I ever get beyond Mack Daddy level?

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jonas wrote:<sigh> When will I ever get beyond Mack Daddy level?
97 more posts. Hop to it!

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jonas wrote:
<sigh> When will I ever get beyond Mack Daddy level?
Even then, boy - you'll never get OG status.

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Jake wrote: 97 more posts. Hop to it!
96!

p=p+1

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jonas wrote:
<sigh> When will I ever get beyond Mack Daddy level?


you think you got problems? i can't get past being an edie brickell fan. you know that doesn't really score well with the ladies.

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