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Dates announced for tours of a Nuclear Fusion Reactor

Did you know that the world’s largest nuclear fusion reactor is not far from London – just outside Oxford in fact.


Chance to visit a Nuclear Fusion Reactor

While a huge fusion reactor is being built in France to prove the technology, it is the UK that leads the development work - and their facility is open for public tours.


A tour around the Sellafield Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Plant

Digging out an old report partly as it is topical, and partly as I was talking about it the other night and got a bit nostalgic for one of the best weekend’s I have had. Background: Some years ago on


How school kids draw pictures of scientists

Some fairly young school kids were taken on a visit to Fermilab, the USA’s equivalent to Europe’s CERN particle research facility. Before they went though, they were asked to draw a picture of a “scientist” and describe the person –


Tour a Nuclear Fusion Reactor

Just had an email from the nuclear fusion research centre just outside Reading with the dates for their 2010 open evenings. The dates are: 19th May, 13th July, 15th September, 20th October, 24th November. All are on Wednesday evenings and


Visit a Nuclear Fusion Reactor

Just received an update that an additional date has been added to the public tours of the JET fusion reactor near Oxford – for the evening of 17th June 2009. The tours start at 6:30pm and are free – and


Visiting a Nuclear Fusion Reactor

Did you know that the world’s largest nuclear fusion reactor is based here in the UK – in fact, just outside Oxford? Well – it is. Before you worry about Oxford’s towering spires melting in a nuclear fireball if something