[ExI] Brian May approaches his (non-honorary) Doctorate

Amara Graps amara at amara.com
Sat Jul 28 19:32:03 UTC 2007

(sorry..was at a workshop in Bern, just returned to Rome, and don't
worry, Damien)

Michael M. Butler mmbutler at gmail.com

>'His thesis, "Radial Velocities in the Zodiacal Dust Cloud," is the
>last component of his PhD studies and May expected to complete his
>work on Wednesday.'

>I assume they mean "expected to complete his data collection".

No, he formally submits his dissertation to his PhD committee. Then the
usual procedure: they review it, he defends it (August 23), then he is
awarded the degree, or not.

>Didn't know he was into dust. Did you, Amara?




P.S. You can keep up with his thesis and other astronomy activities here:


Amara Graps, PhD      www.amara.com
Associate Research Scientist, Planetary Science Institute (PSI), Tucson
INAF Istituto di Fisica dello Spazio Interplanetario (IFSI), Roma, Italia

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