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Historical Discussion of the Trinity Nuclear Weapons Test (A Two-Part Webinar Series)

The Trinity test of July 16, 1945 was arguably history’s greatest scientific experiment. It represented not only the capstone of the Manhattan Project, but the culmination of decades of discovery in physics, chemistry, metallurgy, and…

Introduction to U.S. Nuclear Testing: 1945 – 1992

The US ended all underground nuclear tests in the early 1990s in the lead-up to the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, conducting its last explosive nuclear test in September 1992. That test was the 1054th…