The UK's new
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Europe's flagship
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The next step
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24/08/2016: Spherical tokamak could take major steps towards fusion power

CCFE has welcomed Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory's plan for a Fusion Nuclear Science Facility.... Read more.

04/08/2016: HIVE of activity tests 3D printing in fusion

A derelict unit has been transformed into a facility for testing state-of-the-art manufacturing.... Read more.

03/08/2016: Rising star to lead UK's fusion energy programme

Ian Chapman has been appointed CEO of UKAEA, the body that oversees Culham Centre for Fusion Energy.... 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 Evening - Wednesday 14 September

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

Our Open Evening on Wednesday 14 September 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