Einstein on Butterfly Beach
"If the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst at once into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the mighty one.... Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds." J. Robert Oppenheimer. A visualmyth, a meditation on the nuclear age and the perpetual threat of nuclear annihilation. Photo of Albert Einstein on Butterfly Beach, Santa Barbara Archives. Image of nuclear explosion and sound from US Government archives. Music by Erik Satie, from the Gymnopédies. Played by Peter J. (public domain). Powered by Onadime. Visualmyth © 2011 Patrick Burke. Produced by Patrick Burke.