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Trinitite

Photo taken of residue from the test site at Los Alamos-this material the Manhattan-Project members called

The 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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Image online, courtesy U.S. Department of Energy.

 

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