Seventy-five years ago in the deserts of New Mexico, the United States split apart the very building blocks of life, yielding an unprecedented release of energy many times hotter than the center of the Sun.

The collaboration between the military and scientists known as The Manhattan Project dropped the world’s first nuclear bomb at a test site known as Trinity.

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jill

A solider without a conscience...what a terrifying thought; is this type of tech a good idea?

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