2022

 

Robotic snake solves fusion energy pipework challenge

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 on the roadmap to delivering safe, sustainable, low carbon fusion energy to the grid. The […]
Interactive fusion energy stand set for Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Interactive fusion energy stand set for Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

An interactive fusion energy display is set to inspire visitors at this year’s Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2022 – the annual showcase of the UK’s most exciting new developments in scientific research. The free-of-charge event at the Royal Society’s central London HQ, which runs from July 6 to 10, brings together some of the […]
Princess Astrid of Belgium talks fusion energy at UKAEA

Princess Astrid of Belgium talks fusion energy at UKAEA

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, The Princess was today able to […]
Neuro-Bio’s novel drug shows effective in a mouse model of alzheimer’s disease

Neuro-Bio’s novel drug shows effective in a mouse model of alzheimer’s disease

Neuro-Bio Ltd, a biotechnology company developing a first-in-class treatment for neurodegenerative disease, finds its new drug candidate effectively treats the signs of neurodegeneration in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. Neuro-Bio Ltd have been based at Culham Science Centre since 2014. Publishing their work in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions (TRCI), Neuro-Bio […]
Fusion energy record demonstrates powerplant future

Fusion energy record demonstrates powerplant future

• Landmark results from EUROfusion scientists and engineers at world-leading UK Atomic Energy Authority’s Joint European Torus (JET) facility in Oxford • Record-breaking 59 megajoules of sustained fusion energy demonstrates powerplant potential and strengthens case for ITER • Fusion energy is crucial in addressing climate change through a safe, sustainable, efficient and low-carbon energy supply […]

The Prince of Wales discusses fusion energy at UKAEA

HRH The Prince of Wales today saw first-hand how fusion energy could play a key role in addressing climate change through a safe, sustainable and low-carbon future energy supply. His Royal Highness visited the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s Joint European Torus (JET), the largest and most powerful operating tokamak machine in the world. Her Majesty […]