Title: The Los Alamos Museum
Source(s): The Redshifting Web: Poems 1970-1998
Arthur Sze (Author)
Poem describing replicas of the atomic bombs Little Boy and Fat Man at the Los Alamos Museum.
In this museum is a replica of “Little Boy” and “Fat Man.” In
“Little Boy,” a radar echo set off an explosive which drove a ura-
nium-235 wedge into a larger uranium target, while in “Fat Man.”
the ordinary explosive crushed a holl...