Thursday, July 16, 2015

The nuclear age turns 70

Today marks the the 70th anniversary of the Trinity Test. You can visit the site, near Alamogordo, NM, on the first Saturday in April and October (April 4 and October 3, 2015).

Here is an animated .gif of the first 109 ms of the detonation. Credit: U.S. D.O.E.