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Trinitite - Found at Ground Zero After Detonation

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Detonation of the atomic bomb literally melted the test-site soil into glass.  Manhattan-Project members called this glassy-residue material "trinitite."


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Photo online, courtesy U.S. Department of Energy.

 

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