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The first atomic bomb was successfully detonated on July 16, 1945, in the Trinity test in New Mexico. Oppenheimer later remarked that it brought to mind words from the Bhagavad Gita: "Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds."[note 2] In August 1945, the weapons were used in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
"Now I am become Death, the destroyer of Worlds" - Bhagavad Gita