Scientists will announce whether they believe mankind is any closer to self-annihilation at the unveiling of the 2023 Doomsday Clock next week.
Last year, the clock remained at 100 seconds to midnight, where it has been since 2020, but tensions between Russia and Ukraine this year could edge the minute hand even closer to 12 o’clock.
The Doomsday Clock is a visual representation of just how close humanity is to destroying life as we know it, with midnight representing the eruption of a global catastrophe.
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WNU Editor: The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists will host a live virtual news conference at 10:00 a.m. EST/1500 GMT on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, to announce whether the time on the iconic Doomsday Clock will change …. Watch the 2023 Doomsday Clock announcement on Jan. 24 (Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists)