We Haven’t Been This Close to the Apocalypse Since 1984, Scientists Say

Amanda LewanEarth Observation, Uncategorized

In 1947, the specter of nuclear holocaust prompted the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists to come up with a “Doomsday Clock.” The clock was meant to highlight just how close humans had come to wiping ourselves off the map. Midnight on the clock represented global catastrophe—the end of civilization as we know it.