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Institute of Physics: Oppenheimer and the bomb: panel discussion

Tom Morton-Smith’s new play Oppenheimer explores physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer’s scientific leadership of the Manhattan Project, which secretly developed the atomic bomb, changing both the face of science and global geopolitics forever. In this panel discussion, which took place on 24 January 2015 at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) Swan Theatre in Stratford-Upon Avon, in …

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Orbital Mechanics : Trinity | Visualization of nuclear detonations from 1945 to present

Orbital Mechanics has constructed this visualization of all nuclear bomb detonations that have occurred since 1945 when the U.S. detonated the atomic bomb Trinity as part of the Manhattan Project, on July 16, 1945, in state of New Mexico. Visualization of nuclear detonations from 1945 to present. Atmospheric: red Underground: yellow Underwater: blue By Orbital …

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