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Rocker Brian May receives Lawrence J. Burpee award

He may have written “We Will Rock You,” “Fat Bottomed Girls” and several more of the 20th century’s greatest rock songs, but he can also explain the theoretical Heat Death of the universe.

Brian May, the legendary lead guitarist of Queen, an astrophysics PhD and author, received The Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s Lawrence J. Burpee Medal at a ceremony prior to the musician’s July 28, 2019, performance at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, a stop on Queen’s North American The Rhapsody Tour.

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