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26/05/2017: CUMULUS takes fusion computing to cloud nine

A new cloud-based computing platform at CCFE promises to accelerate fusion research.... Read more.

12/04/2017: Funding for MAST Upgrade enhancements announced

Culham's new tokamak MAST Upgrade will be equipped to tackle one of the hottest issues in fusion.... Read more.

11/04/2017: Plasma is the talk of the town

Oxford hosted this year’s edition of the Institute of Physics’ Plasma Physics Conference.... 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...Faces of Fusion

Summer SchoolWhat is it like to work on one of the biggest science and engineering challenges of the 21st century?

Find out with our Faces of Fusion video series – which shows the people behind the research at Culham.

It features CCFE experts talking about their work and what inspires them about fusion.

Watch the series >> on the CCFE YouTube channel