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

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13/11/2017: Chantal takes her science communication to the European stage

CCFE's Chantal Nobs is one of the authors in EUROfusion's ‘Fusion Writers' edition of its magazine.... Read more.

09/11/2017: The Great MAST Upgrade Bake Off

The MAST Upgrade machine is now ready to be 'baked'.... Read more.

07/11/2017: Going with the flow: Culham engineers set international CFD benchmarks

Work by CCFE will help designers of fusion powerplants, aeroplanes, F1 cars and other applications.... 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 videos

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