The Future is Now #27

Science creates a new and terrifying "gadget" and sets it to explode in the New Mexico desert on July 16, 1945. In a brilliant flash of light, the atomic age is born and the world will never be the same.

To the right is Manhattan Project scientist Norris Bradbury.

1 comment:

Bhob said...

Oppenheimer thought there was a possibility of sabotage, so the night before, during a thunderstorm, Don Hornig sat next to the bomb, reading H. Allen Smith's DESERT ISLAND DECAMERON, which had just been published that year.

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