On July 16, 75 years ago, the first nuclear weapon was tested at White Sands Missile range in New Mexico, USA. #Trinity75
This monument marks the site of the Trinity nuclear test. The bomb was the first mushroom cloud, which became a potent symbol of nuclear weapons. https://images.app.goo.gl/gEtF9Drb351dViM76 #Trinity75
The Trinity test, and the subsequent deployment of nuclear weapons against the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, changed the world. In this 1965 song, mathematician Tom Lehrer satirises the proliferation of nuclear arms which followed. #Trinity75
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