First eye surgery went well…..but enough about me……
75 years ago today….The Big Bang!
No not the number sitcom for a decade but rather the first A-bomb test.
It was 1 a.m. on July 16, 1945, when J. Robert Oppenheimer met with an Army lieutenant basic, Leslie Groves, in the parched panorama of Jornada del Muerto — Dead Man’s Journey — a distant desert in New Mexico.
A bunch of engineers and physicists was about to detonate an atomic gadget filled with 13 kilos of plutonium, a nuclear weapon that the authorities hoped would convey an finish to World War II.
Mr. Oppenheimer, who was tasked with designing an atomic bomb for the Manhattan Project, had not slept.
Hopefully I can return to normal writing and reading…..
I Read, I Write, You Know
“lego ergo scribo”