Beware the clock strike at midnight | Moment's Notice
Last updated 3/10/2022 at 9:21am
“When the lock 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 cau...