Brian Tops Rock Scientist List
Brian heads up a list on the io9.com website for the Top 10 Scientist Rock Stars. Click here to see the full list that includes members of Boston and The Offspring, plus Art Garfunkel!
1. Brian May
Brian May is the guitarist for a little band called Queen. He is consistently ranked as one of the greatest guitarists of all time. And he has a Ph.D. in astrophysics. May studied physics and mathematics at Imperial College London and was in the process of getting his Ph.D. when Queen hit it big. Thirty years later, in 2007, he completed his dissertation. Yes, the man who wrote "We Will Rock You" also wrote A Survey of Radial Velocities in the Zodiacal Dust Cloud. You probably know the words to only one of these.