The art of fusion

On Demand (IF 2020)

45 minsPWYD

Discussion | Environment & Nature, Science, Style & Design, The Arts

Science and Art have been influencing eachother for centuries, take Da Vinci’s iconic Vitruvian Man. So why are they often thought to be at such odds? Fusion energy powers our Sun, a feature of art for millennia, but only now are scientists getting close to generating electricity from a fusion star. The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) wants to fire up your creativity and see your interpretation of fusion to show just how artistic science could be.

Watch the recording of this live public event held on

9 October 2020 at IF Oxford


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