The UK's new
fusion device
Europe's flagship
research facility
The next step
towards fusion power

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19/07/2016: Close encounters of the MAST kind

It may look like a UFO but it's the latest big component to go into the new MAST Upgrade tokamak.... Read more.

24/06/2016: Statement on EU referendum result

CCFE's operator, the UK Atomic Energy Authority, has responded to yesterday's EU referendum vote.... Read more.

15/06/2016: Culham apprentices win 2016 Brathay Apprentice Challenge

Culham trainees came out top in a competition to find England's apprentice team of the year.... Read more.

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Welcome to Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, the UK's national fusion research laboratory

Nuclear fusion, the process that powers the Sun, can play a big part in our carbon-free energy future. Culham is one of the world's leading fusion research laboratories. Our scientists and engineers are working with partners around the globe to develop fusion as a new source of cleaner energy for tomorrow's power stations.

Focus on...Public Open Day - Saturday 5 November

Visit CCFEBook now for your free visit to the hottest place in the Solar System!

Our Open Day on Saturday 5 November is your chance to find out about the exciting potential of fusion energy and the work that's going on at Culham to bring it to fruition.

There will be tours of the JET and MAST Upgrade fusion experiments led by our scientists and engineers, an introductory lecture about fusion, and lots of opportunities to ask questions and take photos during the visit.

Places are limited, so to view more information and to book, follow this link >> Visit CCFE