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Beware the clock strike at midnight | Moment's Notice

 

Last updated 3/9/2022 at 12:18pm



“When the clock stands at 100 seconds to midnight, we are all threatened. The moment is both perilous and unsustainable, and the time to act is now.”

– Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Earlier this year, the Doomsday Clock, the clock that predicts the end of human existence, was reset – and the hands of time are perilously close to midnight.

One hundred seconds away from midnight – also known as the end of the word – to be exact.

The clock was the brainchild of Albert Einstein and University of Chicago scientists in 1945 after they helped develop the atomic bomb that could c...



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