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Visitors enjoyed learning about robots at RACENews

Robots doing what humans can’t at Culham

A dancing robot dog called SPOT stole the show at the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s (UKAEA) first robotics open event at Culham Science Centre on Saturday. Part of the UK-wide Festival of Robotics, visitors were treated to a behind-the-scenes look…
Kelly Lea
June 21, 2022
robotic snake will help maintain fusion powerplantsNews

Robotic snake solves fusion energy pipework challenge

A new laser-welding ‘robotic snake’ developed by the UK Atomic Energy Authority has demonstrated its capability to operate inside of fusion energy powerplant pipework and is now patented technology.   The novel trials at Culham Science Centre are another step forward…
Kelly Lea
May 30, 2022
Ian Chapman, CEO, UKAEA, meets HRH Princess Astrid of BelgiumNews

Princess Astrid of Belgium talks fusion energy at UKAEA

Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium discovered how fusion energy could play a key role in addressing climate change following a tour of the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s world-leading science centre in Oxford. Representative of His Majesty the King,…
Kelly Lea
May 11, 2022
Tim Peake at MAST UpgradeNews

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…
Nick Holloway
May 27, 2021