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Oppenheimer inspecting nuclear device Physicist Norris Bradbury (left) with atomic bomb
Oppenheimer inspecting nuclear device 'Gadget', Alamogordo, New Mexico, United States, mid-Jul 1945Physicist Norris Bradbury (left) with atomic bomb 'Gadget', 15 Jul 1945
Preparing the atomic bomb “The Gadget” atomic device on 15 Jul 1945 as it being readied for the Trinity Test the following day, Alamogordo, New Mexico, United States.
Preparing the atomic bomb 'Gadget' for Operation Trinity, 15 Jul 1945“The Gadget” atomic device on 15 Jul 1945 as it being readied for the Trinity Test the following day, Alamogordo, New Mexico, United States.
Atomic bomb Early stage of the nuclear explosion during Operation Trinity, 16 Jul 1945
Atomic bomb 'Gadget' exploding during Operation Trinity, 16 Jul 1945Early stage of the nuclear explosion during Operation Trinity, 16 Jul 1945
Early stage of the nuclear explosion during Operation Trinity, 16 Jul 1945, photo 2 of 2Aerial view of the aftermath of Operation Trinity, 17 Jul 1945; note the smaller crater on bottom right, which was the crater left by the 7 May 1945 test with 108 tons of TNT
Early stage of the nuclear explosion during Operation Trinity, 16 Jul 1945, photo 2 of 2Aerial view of the aftermath of Operation Trinity, 17 Jul 1945; note the smaller crater on bottom right, which was the crater left by the 7 May 1945 test with 108 tons of TNT
Two men at the Operation Trinity crater, circa Aug 1945William Laurence and J. Robert Oppenheimer at the Trinity test site during a press visit, Sep 1945.
Two men at the Operation Trinity crater, circa Aug 1945William Laurence and J. Robert Oppenheimer at the Trinity test site during a press visit, Sep 1945.
William Laurence with one of his characteristically loud neckties and Major General Leslie Groves at the Trinity test site during a press visit, Sep 1945.J. Robert Oppenheimer and Leslie Groves at the Trinity test site during a press visit, New Mexico, United States, 1 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 2
William Laurence with one of his characteristically loud neckties and Major General Leslie Groves at the Trinity test site during a press visit, Sep 1945.J. Robert Oppenheimer and Leslie Groves at the Trinity test site during a press visit, New Mexico, United States, 1 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 2
J. Robert Oppenheimer and Leslie Groves at the Trinity test site during a press visit, New Mexico, United States, 1 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 2
J. Robert Oppenheimer and Leslie Groves at the Trinity test site during a press visit, New Mexico, United States, 1 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 2


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"All that silly talk about the advance of science and such leaves me cold. Give me peace and a retarded science."

Thomas Dodd, late 1945


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