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UK Science Minister Amanda Solloway at Culham

Science Minister sees exciting fusion future for Culham

UK Science Minister Amanda Solloway welcomed plans to enhance Culham's role in developing fusion when she visited the campus on 17 June. General Fusion CEO Chris Mowry, UK Science Minister Amanda Solloway and UKAEA CEO Ian Chapman The minister was…
UKAEA Fusion Technology Facility in Yorkshire

First look at Yorkshire Fusion Technology Facility

Culham's fusion technology programme is expanding to a new site in South Yorkshire – and here is a sneak preview of the newly-opened facility. The site – which will be home to the CHIMERA test rig – will work…
Tim Peake at MAST Upgrade

Star man becomes star maker

British astronaut, and former International Space Station crew member, Tim Peake, visited Culham on Wednesday 26 May to officially open the MAST Upgrade fusion experiment. In the last six months since beginning operations, MAST Upgrade has already produced some very…
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First results from UK experiment point to a solution to one of fusion’s hottest problems

Culham scientists have successfully tested a world-first concept that could clear one of the major hurdles in developing fusion energy. Initial results from the UK Atomic Energy Authority's new MAST Upgrade experiment at CCFE have demonstrated the effectiveness of an…

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Events happening at Culham Centre for Fusion Energy and other meetings of interest

6 September, 2021 - 17 September, 2021

Culham Summer School

The 58th Culham Plasma Physics Summer School is open to applications. The school will cover fundamental plasma physics, as well as important topics in fusion, astrophysical, laser and low temperature plasmas. Lecturers are drawn from UKAEA's Culham Centre for Fusion...

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