Doomsday Clock

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A symbolic clock face, maintained since 1947 by atomic scientists at the University of Chicago, that views humans as minutes from midnight—i.e., catastrophic destruction
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The last time the Doomsday Clock was at three minutes to midnight was 1983, when "U.
Minutes to Midnight redeems itself in this quest by being admirably ambitious in its scope.
The Doomsday Clock has been reset 17 times since its debut, moving as close as two minutes to midnight in 1953, when the United States and the Soviet Union both tested thermonuclear weapons within a nine-month period, and as far as 17 minutes from midnight in 1991, when the two superpowers signed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.
Bennington has been busy as of late, having spent the past 18 months touring with Linkin Park in support of Minutes To Midnight, which has sold more than six million copies worldwide since its release in spring of 2007.
In January 2007, the clock moved to five minutes to midnight, when climate change was added to the prospect of nuclear annihilation as the greatest threats to humankind.
THE title of tonight's episode, Seven Minutes To Midnight, refers to the hypothetical Doomsday Clock that was started by atomic scientists during the Cold War to show just how close the human race is to blowing itself up.
Minutes To Midnight takes a more melodic and progressive direction, with the band utilising new instruments, from vintage guitars to an original 808 drum machine.
The minute hand was last moved in February 2002, when it was pushed forward by two minutes, to seven minutes to midnight.
Much-loved tracks such as Wrathchild and Two Minutes to Midnight were performed early in the set.
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Acrisis point has been reached in the campaign to launch Linkin Park's third studio album Minutes To Midnight.
He did, on July 13, 1951 at 13 minutes to midnight.