Tag: Nuclear Tests

The Legacy of the First Nuclear Bomb Test

It was 1 a.m. on July 16, 1945, when J. Robert Oppenheimer met with an Army lieutenant general, Leslie Groves, in the parched landscape of Jornada del Muerto — Dead Man’s Journey — a remote desert in New Mexico. A group of engineers and physicists was about to detonate an atomic device packed with 13 […]

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