'Doomsday Clock' Changes Today: Are We Closing in on Midnight?

Is humanity approaching an apocalypse? Today, a group of international scientists will move the hands of the symbolic "Doomsday Clock" for the first time in two years. The clock, which is maintained by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, reflects how close civilization is to "catastrophic destruction." First set at seven minutes to midnight, the clock has been moved only 18 times since its creation in 1947. In 2007, it was changed from seven to five minutes to midnight to reflect the...Full Story
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