Photo: the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Hands of the symbolic doomsday clock, which movement reflects the level of danger to humanity, closer to midnight. In the press release of the journal Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists says that the symbolic time of mankind ever nearer to the day of judgment.
The clock was moved forward by 20 seconds, now they show the time 23:58:20. Thus, before the start of the Yom Kippur, which symbolizes midnight, the remaining 100 seconds. In a statement, the activists stated that the situation of international security has deteriorated including the fact that world leaders allowed to destroy the political infrastructure.
“We believe that the world is divided from disaster seconds, not minutes or hours,” said the President Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Rachel Bronson (Rachel Bronson). She stressed that humanity is in such condition that any error or delay is like death. In the statement project it is said that the day of reckoning the world closer to nuclear weapons, climate change, and misinformation in the virtual space.
The doomsday clock was closer to midnight for the last four years. In 2019 their arrows left in the same place, in 2018, the minute hand was moved ahead 30 seconds. In 2017, the watch showed two minutes to midnight. On the magazine’s website States that the clock has never been so close to midnight.
The symbolic doomsday clock was created in 1947 by scientists and staff of the magazine Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. The movement of the clock symbolizes time, which separates humanity to a nuclear war or a climate catastrophe.
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