CCFE's Katie Fraser (right) shows the remote handling control room to EUCYS prizewinner Timm Piper (centre) and work experience student Eleanor Trimby.

A large, microscopic impact

EFDA welcomes Timm Piper, prizewinner in the EU contest for Young Scientists.

A BBC camera man captures the action in the remote handling control room

Amazing footage for BBC

A BBC film crew took over the JET experiment for a day, so they could film from some unusual vantage points.

The Headington School Oxford team hard at work perfecting their robot for the student competition.

Robots roam JET’s assembly hall

Students were thrilled to meet the professionals from the Remote Handling group during a practice session at JET.

The Chinese Ministry for Commerce is promoting investment in renewable energy among groups such as this one that visited JET in late November.

Chinese investors meet the pioneers

The Chinese government has shown its commitment to solving future energy problems by sponsoring a group of investors to tour renewable energy sector facilities in UK. As part of the tour the group visited JET for a taste of energy research. “The members of the delegation are very excited to […]

The ELM Coil conceptual design team get to know the remote handling mascot. From left, Prosenjit Santra, Kanubhai Rathod, Pramit Dutta, Vishnubhai Rathod, Ravi Prakash N. (Team Leader - India), Christopher Lowry (Project Leader – EFDA), Manoah Stephen.

JET-setting Indian team get ITER-like ELM coils underway

An international collaboration between the EU and India opens new horizons for JET.

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ITER Director General praises JET

The Director General of ITER, Osamu Motojima has praised work done at JET during a visit there on Wednesday the 11th of July. “It’s encouraging to see the results from JET’s ITER-Like Wall that have been achieved in such a short space of time” he said during a presentation to […]

Phil Dooley interviews Professor Jim Al-Khalili during filming for the BBC documentary order and chaos.

Exotic modelling, entropy and JET: an interview with Professor Jim Al-Khalili

When well-known BBC presenter and Professor of Nuclear Physics, Jim Al-Khalili, visited JET as part of filming for a new BBC documentary  “Order and Chaos”,  EFDA-CSU’s Phil Dooley took the opportunity to have a chat with him. The full eight minute version can be found on our Youtube channel.

Germany benefits from fusion research

Dr Stefan Kaufmann, member of the German Parliament, visits JET

picture of Public Open Evening at JET

Open Evenings at the Culham Science Centre

My visit to Culham was amazing. The rest of the world should follow suit because Europe are leading the way in this field. Tom (12) Brothers Freddy (14) and Tom (12) are obviously fascinated by the sheer size of JET. Last Wednesday they joined one of the Open Evenings held […]

China wants to move forward

“In China we take large scientific and technical facilities very seriously for our future development. China is very interested in developing collaborations in new technology to find clean forms of energy, and nuclear fusion is one of the most promising energy options. JET, as the lead fusion experiment in the […]