The Atomic Age Opens: Selections from the Browne Library
Wednesday May 31st 1995, 3:53 pm
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On Display, Summer 1995 Prepared by Alicia Germer Introduction On July 16, 1945, just before dawn, a black globe five feet in diameter sat quietly on a 100-foot tower waiting to explode, at “Ground Zero” near Alamogordo, New Mexico. “Trinity” detonated before first light, and night became day as the first atomic bomb exploded. The […]