A dream of powering Earth with the same energy that powers stars will become reality within the next 100 years.

The JET and MAST tokamaks at Culham Laboratory in Oxfordshire are the most successful fusion machines on the planet.

Professor Steven Cowley, Director of the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, is the winner of the 2012 Glazebrook Medal awarded by the Institute of Physics for his leadership of the UK’s fusion energy programme and his major contributions to plasma and fusion science.

About the film

Filmed on location at Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, Culham, Oxfordshire, UK.

Director: Martyn Bull
Producer: Thomas Delfs
Camera: Mark Whatmore
Editors: Liam Angell, Mike Willbourne
Cast: Professor Steve Cowley

Production company: insitu
Client: Institute of Physics