Yep, Brian May, one of the founders of the group Queen, received his phD in astrophysics and published his thesis about something called ‘Zodiacal light.’ Zodiacal light is a phenomenon that occurs in the late evening or very early morning hours where faint cone of light. It is caused by the reflection of sunlight on millions of pieces of space debris, like tiny asteroids and space dust. May’s work is based on the results of experiments performed in the early 1970’s. His book has been published by Springer and Canopus Publishing, Ltd.
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