Thursday, January 28, 2016

Doomsday Clock remains at 11:57

Last year, I reported that the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists advanced their Doomsday Clock to 11:57.  Two days ago, they updated their assessment of the closeness of the end of civilization.  The Associated Press has the story in 'Doomsday Clock' Reflects Dangers to World.

Scientists behind a “Doomsday Clock” that measures the likelihood of a global cataclysm say the world is still under grave threat. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced on Tuesday that the minute hand was at three minutes-to-midnight. (Jan. 26)
The good news is that they didn't advance the minute hand.  The bad news is that they didn't set it back, either.

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