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Luis Alveraz - Drawing and Notes of Detonation

A facsimile of a sketch drawn by Luis Alveraz depicting his observations of the Trinity test explosion

Luis W. Alvarez, a Manhattan-Project scientist and professor of physics at University of California, Berkeley, watched the Alamogordo detonation.  He immediately sketched what he saw.  This is a facsimile of his notes. 


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Drawing online, courtesy Harry S. Truman Library and Museum.

 

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