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

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25/03/2015: Fusion Power: Within Our Grasp? – Talk by Steve Cowley, 21 April

Find out how nuclear fusion could power your world in the future – from one of the leading experts.... Read more.

13/03/2015: Culham celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Our young trainees have been at local events to give students an insight into life as an apprentice.... Read more.

10/03/2015: Making the invisible…visible

One of the challenges facing fusion physicists is controlling the unstable plasma inside a tokamak.... 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 clean energy for tomorrow's power stations.

Focus on...Making a Sun on Earth exhibition: 10 March - 26 April

Culham Summer SchoolA free exhibition of art and photography inspired by fusion energy research at Culham – at the Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot, Oxfordshire, UK.

The 'Making a Sun on Earth' exhibition contains the work of artists whose imagination has been captured by the quest to develop fusion – the energy source of the universe – here on Earth.

Come and see science in a new light, and take part in the events at the Cornerstone during the exhibition. >>> Find out more