Member of the Bundestag Marcus Bühl visits FAIR and GSI


The progress of the FAIR project and the current scientific activities on the campus were the central topics during the visit of Marcus Bühl, a member of the Bundestag. The politician comes from Ilmenau and belongs to the AfD party. He is member of the budget committee of the Bundestag and deputy member of the committee on the digital agenda. He was received by Professor Paolo Giubellino, Scientific Managing Director of GSI and FAIR, Dr. Ulrich Breuer, Administrative Managing Director, and Jörg Blaurock, Technical Managing Director, as well as Ingo Peter, the Head of Public Relations.

In addition to information on scientific activities and the current status of the FAIR project, a tour of the FAIR construction site was part of the program. During a walking tour Marcus Bühl was provided with insights into the existing accelerator and research facilities on the GSI and FAIR campus. He visited the test facility for superconducting accelerator magnets, where high-tech components for FAIR are examined, the Experimental Storage Ring ESR, the therapy unit for tumor treatment using carbon ions as well as the large detector HADES and the high-performance data center Green IT Cube.