70th Anniversary Of The Trinity Test

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The first nuclear bomb was detonated near Socorro 70 years ago on July 16th, 1945. The test had a profound impact on the course of world history, but also on the thousands of people that lived nearby. Here is a look back at our coverage of the test and its legacy.

The Public Health New Mexico reporting project is funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.