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DOOMSDAY CLOCK" UPDATE SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 25TH IN WASHINGTON, D.C.  Announcement Comes at Time of High Focus on a Range of Nuclear Issues.  The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists will host a live international news conference at 10 a.m. EST/1500 GMT on January 25, 2018 to announce whether the minute hand of the iconic "Doomsday Clock" will be adjusted. The decision is made by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' Science and Security Board in consultation with the Board of Sponsors, which includes 15 Nobel Laureates.  The factors contributing to the decision about the Doomsday Clock time will be outlined on January 25th.  In January 2017, the Doomsday Clock's minute hand crept forward by 30 seconds, to two and half minutes before midnight, the closest it has been to midnight since the 1950s. For the first time, the Doomsday Clock was influenced by statements from an incoming US President, Donald Trump, regarding the proliferation and the prospect of actually using nuclear weapons. The Clock was not moved f
DOOMSDAY CLOCK" UPDATE SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 25TH IN WASHINGTON, D.C.  Announcement Comes at Time of High Focus on a Range of Nuclear Issues.  The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists will host a live international news conference at 10 a.m. EST/1500 GMT on January 25, 2018 to announce whether the minute hand of the iconic "Doomsday Clock" will be adjusted. The decision is made by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' Science and Security Board in consultation with the Board of Sponsors, which includes 15 Nobel Laureates.  The factors contributing to the decision about the Doomsday Clock time will be outlined on January 25th.  In January 2017, the Doomsday Clock's minute hand crept forward by 30 seconds, to two and half minutes before midnight, the closest it has been to midnight since the 1950s. For the first time, the Doomsday Clock was influenced by statements from an incoming US President, Donald Trump, regarding the proliferation and the prospect of actually using nuclear weapons. The Clock was not moved f

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Doomsday Clock creeps closer to midnight

The Doomsday Clock has been set to two minutes to midnight for the year 2018, the closest it has been to midnight since the 1950s.

Doomsday Clock creeps closer to midnight

The Doomsday Clock has been set to two minutes to midnight for the year 2018, the closest it has been to midnight since the 1950s.