This thing has fascinated me since I was a teenager, when my father had
a subscription to the Bulletin of the Atomic
Scientists. I read it every
time. They are the ones who keep the famous Doomsday
Now, we hear that the
Clock is being changed:
Also the website
for the Bulletin is being changed.
now, this is the only thing there:
I must say, I am curious to see what they have to say. I’m
sure the announcement will be about the moving of the clock, closer to midnight. But what I
am curious about is their reasoning. The people who write the
Bulletin tend to be very well-informed, and insightful. My
impression is that their involvement in politics is driven by their
interest in science and in humanity. This I find refreshing,
even if the subject matter is dreadful.