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Orion laser facility

Orion is one of the most powerful lasers and largest laser facilities in the UK.

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A unique national asset

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Ever wondered how to make a supernova?

Researchers from AWE, the University of Oxford and Imperial College London are illustrating how to at the Roy...

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AWE showcases World Environment Day

Events to celebrate World Environment Day, on 5 June, were held at AWE’s sites at Aldermaston and Burghfield...

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Newbury youngsters go green with AWE

Pupils at St John the Evangelist Nursery and Infant School in Newbury learned about waste and recycling in a v...

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Calling all budding artists!

AWE has launched a primary school competition in support of World Environment Day, Monday June 5. Schools are...

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Winning the double

We have been recognised for our environmental performance at two separate award events over the last two month...

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AWE welcomes ONR announcement

AWE welcomes ONR announcement

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Aldermaston off-site emergency area reduced by ONR

AWE welcomes the decision by the Office for Nuclear Regulation to reduce the size of the Aldermaston off-site emergency planning area by 27%.

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Budding scientist receives award from AWE

The sky’s the limit for budding scientist Charlie Willmott, who has won an award from AWE as part of its AWEsome education initiative.

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Submarine Dismantling Project decision announced

AWE welcomes the publication today (July 7) of the Submarine Dismantling Project (SDP) Response to Consultation.

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*NEW* AWE neighbour newsletter Connect published

The latest edition of AWE's neighbour newsletter Connect has been published.

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SSE cabling laying works

SSE cabling laying works

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