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April 2018

Trinity

April 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:15 pm
De Bijloke, Kluyskensstraat 2
Gent, 9000 Belgium
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€20

J. Robert Oppenheimer, the scientist in charge of the Manhattan Project, code-named the very first atomic weapon detonation “Trinity”, after the poem by early 17th century poet and cleric John Donne. Coincidentally the U.S. Army was using the same frequency as the nearby Voice of America radio station. During the countdown for the detonation, the radio broadcast encroached on the countdown, and this with Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings. To commemorate this horrific event in world history, and draw attention to…

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