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Brian May (guitarist for Queen) recently finished his Ph.D. and will assume the position of Chancellor at a London university.

See the article online now.

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I know that is so awesome. I heard about him getting his Ph.d this summer.

He was trying to go to school before too but quit in 1971 to do "some rock and roll thing." I wonder what happened with that? lol.


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That is amazing!

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The link seems dead? But that is VERY cool. Queen always impressed me with their intricate songs. It makes a lot of sense that he is quite a smart person in general.


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It was alive and well back in November. But that's Yahoo! News for you...

Here's a good link from NewsMax:

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I love the quote

"It was unfinished business," he said. "I didn't want an honorary Ph.D. I wanted the real thing that I worked for."

That is so inspiring!!


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That is pretty amazing. So many rock stars just wouldn't put that kind of effort into education. And, astrophysics?? That's quite the major.

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Maybe he could discover a new meteorite or something during his research and name it smile That would be neat!


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Hmmm... would he name it after himself or after Queen somehow if he discovered something like that?

He would be right to name it after himself but it would be interesting in any event.


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There was an excellent documentary on Queen a couple months back (I think it was one of the showcase channels). I was deeply moved by the whole production and how dedicated Freddie was to preforming even though he was so sick.

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