The UK's fusion
Europe's flagship
research facility
The next step
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23/04/2015: RoSPA Gold Award win for Culham

CCFE gets top UK occupational safety award for the fourth year running.... Read more.

15/04/2015: MAST-Upgrade coil installation completed

The re-installation of four large magnetic coils is a milestone in the UK fusion device's rebuild.... Read more.

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.

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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