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2021’s ‘Doomsday Clock’ Stays at 100 Seconds to Midnight

2021’s ‘Doomsday Clock’ Stays at 100 Seconds to Midnight

By Brett Wilkins One hundred seconds to midnight. That’s how close humanity is to the apocalypse, and it’s as close as the world has ever been, according to Wednesday’s annual announcement from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, a group that has been running its “Doomsday Clock” since the early years of the nuclear age […]

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    2021’s ‘Doomsday Clock’ Stays at 100 Seconds to Midnight

    2021’s ‘Doomsday Clock’ Stays at 100 Seconds to Midnight

    By Brett Wilkins One hundred seconds to midnight. That’s how close humanity is to the apocalypse, and it’s as close as the world has ever been, according to Wednesday’s annual announcement from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, a group that has been running its “Doomsday Clock” since the early years of the nuclear age […]

    Doomsday Clock 2019: World Still 2 Minutes From Armageddon

    Doomsday Clock 2019: World Still 2 Minutes From Armageddon

    The Doomsday Clock is still set at two minutes to midnight due to a lack of progress on nuclear weapons and climate change, as well as growing concerns of “information warfare,” the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced Thursday, describing this bleak time as “the new abnormal.” Midnight is “the symbolic point of annihilation,” the […]

    The Doomsday Clock Is Now Just Two Minutes to Midnight

    The Doomsday Clock Is Now Just Two Minutes to Midnight

    The symbolic Doomsday Clock is ever closer to midnight, or the end of the world, scientists announced Thursday at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The clock is now two minutes to midnight based on the predictions of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, a non-profit organization that informs the public about threats to […]

    Doomsday Clock Now Two and a Half Minutes to Midnight, Thanks to Trump

    Doomsday Clock Now Two and a Half Minutes to Midnight, Thanks to Trump

    By Deirdre Fulton The symbolic Doomsday Clock inched closer to midnight on Thursday and we have President Donald Trump largely to thank for the ominous development. At the National Press Club in Washington, DC on Thursday morning, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ Science and Security Board moved the hands of the iconic clock 30 […]