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02/03/2015: Fusion heroes of tomorrow recognised at FuseNet event

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26/02/2015: Art and science fuse at the Didcot Cornerstone this Spring

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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 clean energy for tomorrow's power stations.

Focus on...2015 Culham Plasma Physics Summer School

Culham Summer SchoolRegistration is now open

The 52nd Culham Plasma Physics Summer School is taking place from 13 – 24 July 2015.

Come and learn from leading experts on the principles and applications of plasma physics –
Magnetic Confinement Fusion, Laser Plasma and Inertial Confinement Fusion, Low Temperature Plasma and Astrophysical

Early Bird Registration will last until 1 May 2015 >>> Find out more and register