Inauguration of the New Scientific Managing Director of GSI and FAIR

By GSI. Published on 21 March 2017 in:
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At a ceremony held in Darmstadt, Professor Paolo Giubellino was introduced as the first joint Scientific Managing Director of GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH and Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research in Europe GmbH (FAIR GmbH). The festive inauguration ceremony was held at the Darmstadtium science and congress centre in Darmstadt (DE). The guests included numerous politicians, university representatives, and partners from the organisation’s international scientific collaborations.

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Jörg Blaurock appointed new Technical Managing Director of FAIR and GSI

By FAIR. Published on 26 April 2016 in:
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As of 1 February 2016, Jörg Blaurock became the first joint Technical Managing Director of the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH (GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research) and the Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research in Europe GmbH (FAIR GmbH) in Darmstadt. Prior to this he had been working in international large-scale plant construction for over 20 years, overseeing full planning, delivery, assembly and commissioning of large technical facilities worldwide. He is now moving from General Electric in Stuttgart to Darmstadt.

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A new addition for the periodic table of elements

By Jorge Rivero González. Published on 25 October 2013 in:
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The periodic table of chemical elements may welcome a new element to its big family soon. An international team, led by researchers from Lund University, has presented evidence that confirms the existence of a new element with atomic number 115. The provisional name of the element is ununpentium. The experiment was conducted at the GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research, located in Darmstadt, Germany.

In the periodic table, chemical elements are arranged by their atomic numbers, i.e. the number of protons in the atom’s…

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