An exercpt.Upon witnessing the explosion, its creators had mixed reactions. Isidor Rabi felt that the equilibrium in nature had been upset as if humankind had become a threat to the world it inhabited. Robert Oppenheimer, though ecstatic about the success of the project, quoted a remembered fragment from the Bhagavad Gita.
"I am become Death," he said, "the destroyer of worlds."
Ken Bainbridge, the test director, told Oppenheimer,
"Now we're all sons of bitches."