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The Nuclear Dilemma Project

A unique visual-communication project about the history of nuclear technology; providing valuable tools for people to form clear perspectives on its past and present uses and enabling dialogue and research for a safer future.

"We knew the world would not be the same. Few people laughed, few people cried, most people were silent. I remembered the line from the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad-Gita. Vishnu is trying to persuade the Prince that he should do his duty and to impress him takes on his multi-armed form and says, 'Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.' I suppose we all thought that, one way or another."

Interview with J. Robert Oppenheimer about the Trinity explosion, first broadcast as part of the television documentary "The Decision to Drop the Bomb" (1965), produced by Fred Freed, NBC White Paper.