Atomic Expert Explains “Oppenheimer” Bomb Scenes | WIRED

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Today Alex Wellerstein, an historian of nuclear weaponry, breaks down the science behind Christopher Nolan’s 2023 film “Oppenheimer.” Which historical moments were drawn from as inspiration for what became the film—and how accurate are the depictions? Hear directly from an atomic expert how the science of "Oppenheimer" was translated onto the screen.

Director: Lisandro Perez-Rey
Director of Photography: Francis Bernal
Editor: Richard Trammell
Expert: Alex Wellerstein
Line Producer: Joseph Buscemi
Associate Producer: Paul Gulyasm, Kameryn Hamilton
Production Manager: Eric Martinez
Production Coordinator: Fernando Davila
Camera Operator: Rahil Ashruff
Sound Mixer: Gabe Quiroga
Production Assistant: Noah Bierbrier
Post Production Supervisor: Alexa Deutsch
Post Production Coordinator: Ian Bryant
Supervising Editor: Doug Larsen
Additional Editor: Paul Tael
Assistant Editor: Andy Morell

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