It is 30 seconds closer to midnight | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Editor’s note: Founded in 1945 by University of Chicago scientists who had helped develop the first atomic weapons in the Manhattan Project, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists created the Doomsday Clock two years later, using the imagery of apocalypse (midnight) and the contemporary idiom of nuclear explosion (countdown to zero) to convey threats to humanity and the planet.

Source: It is 30 seconds closer to midnight | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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