3. Dr Brian May of Queen
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3. 3. Dr Brian May of Queen
The bouffanted Queen guitarist studied physics and mathematics at Imperial College in London, before moving on to a PhD on "interplanetary dust" at the same seat of learning. Despite publishing two papers, operatic glam rock took its hold and it wasn't until 2007 that he completed his doctorate in astrophysics. Despite this, we still maintain that the lyrics of Don't Stop Me Now contain some astrophysical clangers.