Detonation of first atomic bomb, Trinity in 1945
The Trinity fireball, 15 seconds after detonation of the first atomic bomb on July 16, 1945, rises into the air above the desert near the town of San Antonio, New Mexico...World's first atomic bomb detonated at Trinity site in the southern New Mexico, July 16, 1945. Fast-rising incandescent cloud produced by explosion illuminated the skies.
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