Is the End of the World Upon Us?
Is doomsday upon us?
Since 1947, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists at the University of Chicago has maintained the “Doomsday Clock.” The closer the clock is to midnight, the closer the world is estimated to be to global disaster. On January 10, 2012, the hands on the clock were advanced to five minutes to midnight reflecting international events seen as dangerous to humankind. So, how close are we?