Stars: Véga, Bételgeuse, Rigel, Algebar, Deneb, Acrab, Kitalpha
From the arabic: al waki, la lyre
White star ranked in 5th position of the most luminous stars of the sky. It is about 25.3 light-years away from Earth.
From the arabic: ibt al-ghül
Red supergiant star about 427 light-years away. At its maximum, it is about ten thousand times more luminous than the Sun and its mass would be thirty times greater. It is the star alpha of the constellation of Orion sometimes also called Al Mankib.
Star Algebar or Rigel
From the arabic: Rijl Jauzah al Yusra
Blue supergiant star. Its radius is 74 times greater than that of the Sun and its luminosity is 50,000 times greater, it is the 7th brightest star in the sky.
From the arabic: al dhanab al dajajah
White star about 3,260 light-years away. It is the alpha star of the constellation of the Swan which together with Vega and Altair forms the “Summer Triangle”.
Star Acrab or Beta Scorpii
From the arabic: al Aqrab
Multiple star located in the Scorpion constellation, 530 light-years away.
Star Kitalpha ou Alpha Equulei
From the arabic: qiṭ‘a al-faras
The white star, about 186 light-years away, is the brightest star in the constellation of the little horse.
Abū Ḥamid Moḥammed ibn Moḥammed al-Ghazālī (1058-1111), known in the West as Algazel, is a Sufi of Persian origin. Emblematic figure in the Muslim culture, theologian represents the dogmatic mysticism.
Desertron Project, Hadron Collider
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is a particle accelerator located in the border region between France and Switzerland. It is the most powerful particle accelerator built to date, commissioned in 2008 and improved in 2015 after two years of shutdown.
In 2012, it confirmed the existence of the Higgs boson.
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