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The Trinity Test of 1945 was the first full-scale, real-world test of a nuclear weapon; with the new Trinity supercomputer our goal is to do this virtually, in 3D.

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Groves and Oppenheimer, 9-11-45 (799398)

Groves and Oppenheimer, 9-11-45 (799398)

Trinity (C761, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Photo by Jack Aeby)

Trinity (C761, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Photo by Jack Aeby)

Oppenheimer (rear) oversees final assembly of Gadget, Bradbury to right (830739)B

Oppenheimer (rear) oversees final assembly of Gadget, Bradbury to right (830739)B

Oppenheimer oversees final assembly of Gadget (830740)

Oppenheimer oversees final assembly of Gadget (830740)

Gadget at base of tower (830738)

Gadget at base of tower (830738)

Oppenheimer oversees final assembly of Gadget (830736)

Oppenheimer oversees final assembly of Gadget (830736)

TR-702_4x5

TR-702_4x5

TR-312_4x5

TR-312_4x5

TR-311_4x5

TR-311_4x5

TR-310_4x5

TR-310_4x5

TR-298_4x5

TR-298_4x5

TR-278_4x5

TR-278_4x5

TR-277_4x5

TR-277_4x5

TR-229_4x5

TR-229_4x5

TR-NN-06_8x10

TR-NN-06_8x10

TR-NN-05_8x10

TR-NN-05_8x10

TR-384_8x10

TR-384_8x10

TR-1424_8x10

TR-1424_8x10

TR-018-003.0_8x10

TR-018-003.0_8x10

TR-018-001_8x10

TR-018-001_8x10

Oppenheimer oversees final assembly of Gadget (8300737)

Oppenheimer oversees final assembly of Gadget (8300737)

TR-096

TR-096

Trinity Test

Trinity Test

From nuclear weapons testing to stockpile stewardship

From nuclear weapons testing to stockpile stewardship

Trinity Site - Sep 1945 Trinitite Closeup (PUB-70-035KN-006)

Trinity Site - Sep 1945 Trinitite Closeup (PUB-70-035KN-006)

Trinity Monument (Pub65016KN005)

Trinity Monument (Pub65016KN005)

Trinity Test Site (Jones)

Trinity Test Site (Jones)

TR-384_4x5

TR-384_4x5

TR-115e_4x5

TR-115e_4x5

Kenneth Bainbridge, Trinity test director (TR-069c_4x5)

Kenneth Bainbridge, Trinity test director (TR-069c_4x5)

Trinity (6503994)

Trinity (6503994)

Groves and Oppenheimer, 9-11-45 (PUB80353001)

Groves and Oppenheimer, 9-11-45 (PUB80353001)