Max von Laue-Fest 19 9 2012

On 19 September 2012, Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, Hamburg´s First Mayor Olaf Scholz, Nobel laureate Ada Yonath und DESY Director Helmut Dosch baptised the big experimental hall of DESY´s X-ray source PETRA III. From now on, it is named after physics pioneer Max von Laue. During a tour of the hall, Merkel signed the DESY guestbook. Afterwards, Merkel, Scholz, Yonath and Dosch unveiled the name of von Laue at the facade of the experimental hall. Photos: DESY