Dr. Brian May rocks the universe

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Dr. Brian May rocks the universe

Postby Mixmaster Shecky » Fri Aug 01, 2008 10:46 pm

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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Postby jonas » Sat Aug 02, 2008 6:07 pm

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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Postby Mixmaster Shecky » Sun Aug 03, 2008 2:42 am

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

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Postby jonas » Mon Aug 04, 2008 11:43 am

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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Postby jaimoe0 » Tue Aug 12, 2008 4:03 pm

Because Shecky said, that's why.

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Postby jonas » Tue Aug 12, 2008 8:28 pm

jaimoe0 wrote:Because Shecky said, that's why.


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

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Postby Jake » Wed Aug 13, 2008 9:47 am

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

97 more posts. Hop to it!

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Postby Mixmaster Shecky » Wed Aug 13, 2008 10:02 pm

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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Postby jonas » Thu Aug 14, 2008 12:31 pm

Jake wrote:97 more posts. Hop to it!


96!

p=p+1

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Postby grounded5am » Fri Aug 15, 2008 10:18 am

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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