Doomsday Clock moved forward to 90 seconds till midnight
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has today moved the Doomsday Clock forward from 100 to 90 seconds till midnight – the closest it has been since the clock’s inception in 1947.The new time reflects the "unprecedented danger" of a human-made global catastrophe, and is largely due to the ongoing proliferation of nuclear weapons and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. However, it ha
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