Brian May answers questions on space and astrophysics.
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1. Why do you make of the meteor shower over the Ural Mountains in Russia that happened in February 2013?
2. 2:28 — Would you be tempted to represent Earth as part of an older couple on a mission to Mars?
3. 4:22 — What gets you going about interstellar dust clouds?
4. 7:52 — Would you consider following the late Patrick Moore in presenting ‘The Sky at Night?’
ABOUT BRIAN MAY:
Brian May, musician and astrophysicist, is most widely known as the guitarist, songwriter and occasional singer of the rock band Queen.
He was appointed a CBE in 2005 for services to the music industry and for his charity work. He earned a PhD in astrophysics from Imperial College in 2007 and is currently serving as the 4th Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University. Planet Rock voted May the 7th greatest guitarist of all time, and he was ranked at No. 26 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. In 2012, May was ranked the 2nd greatest guitarist of all time by a Guitar World magazine readers poll.
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