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The Fusion Reactor Next Door

Entrepreneurs are taking up the search for a near limitless energy source and seeking investors willing to put money behind a long-shot bet against climate change.

14/05/2019 - In The News

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Fusion power is attracting private-sector interest

Reactor designs are inspired by everything from smoke rings to shrimps

04/05/2019 - In The News

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First Light Fusion’s Machine 3 fully operational

World’s largest device dedicated to researching inertial fusion energy. Commissioning completed on budget and on schedule.

12/02/2019 - Press Releases

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First Light working with UKAEA on “fusion island” concept

Oxford University spin-out First Light Fusion is working with researchers at the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s (UKAEA) Culham laboratory on a project to convert nuclear fusion reactions into heat.

06/12/2018 - In The News

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BEIS announces funding for project to convert fusion reactions into energy

UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and First Light Fusion collaborate on ‘Fusion Island’ project. Project part funded by grant from Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). First Light Fusion on track to demonstrate fusion in 2019.

06/12/2018 - Press Releases

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The new industry of building stars

Nuclear fusion could offer the world clean and effectively limitless power.

29/11/2018 - In The News

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First Light Fusion fires up pulsed power machine for debut test

Oxford startup First Light Fusion has tested the first of six machine limbs that will deliver huge amounts of electricity in an effort to initiate nuclear fusion.

29/08/2018 - In The News

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Fusion moves one step closer with world-first Oxford machine

TUCKED away in an industrial park just outside Oxford is a machine that has the potential to make nuclear and gas power obsolete.

18/04/2018 - In The News

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Former government scientific advisor joins First Light Fusion

Former UK Government Chief Scientific Advisor Sir David King, FRS, has joined the advisory board of First Light Fusion.

12/04/2018 - Press Releases

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Machine 3: First Light Fusion to build pulsed power machine in search for clean, abundant energy

FIRST Light Fusion, an Oxford-based global leader in researching energy generation via inertial confinement fusion, is investing £3.6 million building a pulsed power machine to advance the company’s work exploring fusion, the ultimate source of energy.

12/03/2018 - Press Releases

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