Trinity test

U.S. nuclear test

Trinity test was the first test of a nuclear weapon. It took place on July 16, 1945 during the Manhattan Project. The code name Trinity was given by American physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, well known as father of the atomic bomb.

The Trinity explosion, 16 ms after detonation. The viewed hemisphere's highest point in this image is about 200 metres (660 ft) high.
Film about Trinity test

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