75 years after first nuclear explosion, apocalypse still looms

Today is the 75th anniversary of the first nuclear test, the Trinity test which was the culmination of the Manhattan project.

July 17, 2020 by Newsclick

Today is the 75th anniversary of the first nuclear test, the Trinity test which was the culmination of the Manhattan project. Newsclick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha talks about the conditions that led to the development of nuclear weapons, the responsibility of the scientific community in advocating for peace, and the present day nuclear arms race.

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