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For obvious reasons most of the worlds sites for the testing of nuclear weapons are located in remote and little known places away from population areas and prying eyes although the sites may make the news whenever a weapon is tested they are rarely anything but simply a name in the public consciousness there are now 7 confirmed members of the nuclear club and each of them at some stage . Trinity was the code name of the first detonation of a nuclear weaponit was conducted by the united states army at 529 am on july 16 1945 as part of the manhattan projectthe test was conducted in the jornada del muerto desert about 35 miles 56 km southeast of socorro new mexico on what was then the usaaf alamogordo bombing and gunnery range now part of white sands missile range. The trinity test on 16 july 1945 near socorro new mexico was the first ever test of a nuclear weapon yield of around 20 kilotons the operation crossroads series in july 1946 at bikini atoll in the marshall islands was the first postwar test series and one of the largest military operations in us history the operation greenhouse shots of may 1951 at enewetak atoll in the marshall . An underground north korean nuclear test in september last year exploded with 10 times the energy of the atomic bomb that exploded over nagasaki in 1945 it also caused parts of the overlying mountain peak to sink by half a metre and shift about 35 metres south north korea detonated a nuclear bomb . 811 the design of gadget fat man and joe 1 rds 1 the design of the gadget and fat man devices are discussed together since they are basically the samegadget was an experimental test version of the implosion system used in fat man and were identical in all but a couple of details a test of the implosion bomb was considered essential due to the newness of the explosive wave shaping
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