ATOM Festival Event:

Saturday 25th March 2017

A Talk by CCFE

Fusion: The World's Largest Engineering Challenge

Harnessing the immense power of fusion to generate electricity  is an enormous challenge.   UKAEAs research centre at Culham is leading a worldwide programme that has made huge progress in stabilising and confining plasmas using powerful magnetic fields in devices called tokamaks.  What is now standing between the world and commercial fusion power stations is engineering – building a box to contain a miniature sun!  Come and learn about the exciting engineering (remote handling and robotics, super strong materials etc.) currently being researched  – to turn fusion from a fascinating R&D project to an electricity source for all of us …

Saturday 25th  March 2017 at 1pm in The Garden Room, Cosener's House Hotel

 

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