The complicated relationship between physicist Leo Szilard, scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and General Leslie Groves. Assigned to oversee the project, Groves chooses Oppenheimer to build the historic bomb. However, when World War II inspires the government to use the weapon, Szilard reconsiders his opinions about atomic warfare.
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The footage of the first atomic explosion, the "Trinity" test, shows various archival footage of atomic blasts that occurred in the ocean. In one shot you can see the waves lapping the shore. See more
[University of Chicago December 2 1942 - the first controlled chain reaction in an atomic pile
This day will go down in history as a black mark against mankind.