doomsday_clock.jpgWe’re one minute further away from global annihilation.

The infamous “Doomsday Clock,” measuring the likelihood that civilization will be toppled in a human caused cataclysm, was reset by a group of international atomic scientists.

Citing the efforts of world leaders to reduce nuclear arsenals and global climate change, the countdown now measures six minutes to midnight, rather than five, said the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists at a news conference in New York.

(Quick read from The New York Daily News)

Also, read a feature article about the history of the clock – its ups and downs over the years –
at the Washington Post.

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