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Darmstadt magistrate visits FAIR and GSI

Photo: G. Otto / GSI Helmholtzzentrum

Visit to the construction site

 

31.01.2019

The magistrate of the city of Darmstadt was a guest of FAIR and GSI. First there was an information program about the current development of the accelerator facility FAIR, before the magistrate held its working session on site. The guests were welcomed by Jörg Blaurock, Technical Managing Director of GSI and FAIR, FAIR Site Manager Harald Hagelskamp and Ingo Peter, Head of Public Relations.

The members of the magistrate, headed by the Lord Mayor of Darmstadt, Jochen Partsch, first received an introductory presentation on the research and realization of FAIR. The focus was on current scientific activities and the progress of the FAIR project, which is one of the largest research projects worldwide.

Afterwards a bus tour led over the FAIR construction site in the east of GSI. The construction progress included the shell construction of the large SIS100 ring accelerator and the excavation pits for the transfer building, the central hub for guiding the facility´s beam, and for the CBM experimental site. CBM is one of the four research pillars of the future accelerator center. (BP)


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Visit to the construction site
The magistrate of the city of Darmstadt was a guest at FAIR and GSI. The programme included information about the current development of the accelerator facility FAIR.
Photo: G. Otto / GSI Helmholtzzentrum