Trinity was the code name of the first detonation of a nuclear weapon. It was conducted by the ... The Gadget's detonation released the explosive energy of about 22 kilotons of TNT (92 TJ). ..... In a video interview, Bethe stated that his choice of 8 kt was exactly the value calculated by Segrè, and he was swayed by Segrè's ...
Jun 18, 2014 ... The nuclear device detonated at Trinity, nicknamed “Gadget,” was shaped like .... For more videos of the Trinity test, visit our YouTube channel.