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When Oppenheimer tested the atomic bomb, he witnessed new age dawn alongside the toads of Trinity

A radiation warning sign near the Trinity atomic test blast site. (Courtesy Jeff Rice)
A radiation warning sign near the Trinity atomic test blast site. (Courtesy Jeff Rice)

The night before Robert Oppenheimer successfully tested the first atomic bomb, changing the course of history, a captivating sound could be heard in the distance.

Jeff Rice takes us to the Trinity Range site in New Mexico and explains its significance.

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