Hughes, noted historian and Docent for the National Museum of Nuclear
Science & History, will discuss "Trinity Test: 70 Years Later - A
look at the test that changed the world." Hughes' education is in
physics, and he has been a docent for the Museum for 16 years, having
retired from Sandia National Laboratories after a 38-year tenure.
will discuss the Trinity Test that took place on July 16,
1945, focusing on many aspects such as living and working conditions at
the Trinity Site in 1945, details about the first atomic bomb and the
testing at the site and what visitors do not see when visiting the
Trinity Site as it is today.