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Atomic Bomb Test

Fritz Goro1945-09

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Scientist holding radiometer as assist. holds a piece of the first atomic bomb blast's crater up to its lens to test its radio activity while reporters wearing canvas overshoes to avoid carrying away radio active sand, mill around in bkgrd. at test site.

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  • Title: Atomic Bomb Test
  • Date: 1945-09
  • Location: Alamogordo, NM, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: Atomic Energy, Special Collections, Radiation, Bomb Tests, Scientific Instruments, Detection, American, Protection, New Mexico, Reporters, Press, Clothing, Icp Donation, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Fritz Goro
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_5503999
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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