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Doomsday Clock 2022: What is it and what do the numbers mean?

This year's Doomsday Clock — a device or symbol for sparking conversation about humanity’s proximity to self-destruction — remains set at 100 seconds until midnight, as it has been for the past two years. "Today, the members of the Science and Security Board find the world to...
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What the Doomsday Clock is really counting down to

One hundred seconds to midnight. That’s the latest setting of the Doomsday Clock, unveiled yesterday morning by the Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. That matches the setting in 2020 and 2021, making all three years the closest the Clock has been to midnight...
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The Doomsday Clock reveals how close we are to...doom

(CNN) — The Doomsday Clock has been ticking for exactly 75 years. But it's no ordinary clock. It attempts to gauge how close humanity is to destroying the world. On Thursday, the clock was set at 100 seconds until midnight -- the same time it has been since 2020.
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Doomsday clock remains at closest point to midnight

Like the sands of the hourglass, the world is slipping toward self-destruction one second at a time, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists concluded Thursday, once again setting the hands of the famed Doomsday clock at 100 seconds to midnight. For the third year in a row, the clock was...
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Doomsday Clock remains at 100 seconds to midnight

The Doomsday Clock, a visual representation of world peril as estimated by scientists, remains at 100 seconds to midnight. (Jan. 20) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress. Website: https://apnews.com. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/. ​. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/f85b7f0b403c4fc58233630c587c0444.
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Doomsday clock remains at 100 seconds to midnight for second year

The Doomsday clock remained 100 seconds to midnight on Thursday for the second straight year, last moving in 2020. The clock measures how close humanity is to a number of existential threats or how large the threat of global disaster looms. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, which sets the...
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Unwinding Doomsday’s Clock

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists earlier this year voted to keep the hands of the Doomsday Clock that measures humanity’s likelihood to self-destruct closer to midnight than ever. One of those scientists is now leading a new generation of teachers fighting for our survival by changing the way we think about our place in space and time.
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Opinion: We need a new doomsday clock — for democracy

Remember the Doomsday Clock? Created in 1947 by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, it marks how close the world is to destruction — originally by the threat of nuclear weapons, and now by the catastrophic effects of climate change as well. It has been an effective way to communicate to the public how close to the edge the world might be.
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Best of the Bulletin, 2021: Beyond words

A photograph of a giant nuclear jet airplane engine; a map of thousands of chemical sites in the path of rising seas and storms; a vanishing logo symbolizing recovery from nuclear catastrophe—these are some of the unexpected visuals that supplemented the written word on the Bulletin website this year. Here are more examples of how we took a literal look at existential threats in 2021:
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Bulletin introduces 2022 board officers

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is delighted to announce its 2022 officers for both its Governing and Science and Security boards effective Jan. 1, 2022. Assuming the role of chair of the Governing Board is Dave Kuhlman, a managing partner at Axiom Consulting Partners. He previously served as the Bulletin’s first vice chair and a member of the Executive Committee.
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