So those single scientists, blasting their brains on physics and fizzling away their youthful energies--they did what any pre-thirty year old would do. They partied like freshman girls at a state school. And now you can, too--with this authentic recipe for Los Alamos hooch.
Fill a 32-gallon G.I. can half with grapefruit juice, half with lab alcohol.
Add dry ice.
All the taste of the nuclear arms race, none of the hassle!
This is according to Martin Sherwin's biography of Oppenheimer, American Prometheus.