The Explosion of the First Atomic Bomb in July 1945 — the Nuclear Age began

The Trinity explosion, 16 ms after detonation. The viewed hemisphere’s highest point in this image is about 200 metres (660 ft) high. Photo credit: Los Alamos National Laboratory On July 16, 1945, the United States became the first country in history to successfully detonate an atomic weapon. A new era in warfare and global political … Read more