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Where were George Harrison’s ashes being scattered?
In India. Harrison embraced the Hare Krishna tradition and became a lifelong devotee. His ashes were scattered in the Ganges River with his close family in a private ceremony according to Hindu tradition.
Which known writer was a mathematician?
Lewis Carroll. Lewis Caroll, author of "Alice in Wonderland" completed his mathematical studies at Oxford University, was a lecturer at this University. He wrote about 250 scientific papers in mathematics, logic and cryptography. He was interested in mathematical puzzles and numerical games.
What is Brian May, the guitarist and songwriter of Queen, good at?
Astrophysics. Brian May studied Mathematics and Physics at Imperial College London, graduating with B.Sc. degree with honours. He earned a PhD in astrophysics from Imperial College in 2007 and is the 4th and current Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University.
Who is that?
Daniel Day-Lewis is considered a method actor, known for his constant devotion to and research of his roles. He would often remain completely in character for the duration of the shooting schedules of his films, even to the point of adversely affecting his health.