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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Sadly, Carol - a mum of three and gran of four - died peacefully at home in Park End at seven minutes to midnight on Sunday.
The clock, which was first featured by the magazine in 1947, shortly after the US dropped its A-bombs on Japan, had been adjusted 18 times since its initial start at seven minutes to midnight.
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.
The minute hand was last moved in February 2002, when it was pushed forward by two minutes, to seven minutes to midnight.
Seven minutes to midnight is where the clock was set when it was first unveiled in 1947 by the Board of Directors of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists at the University of Chicago.
With the emergence of India and Pakistan as nuclear adversaries and the Bush administration's shameful withdrawal from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, the clock lost all the ground it had gained over the decades and by 2002 was back to seven minutes to midnight.
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The first pressing of the new title will be a limited edition release containing a special version of the Rondo Brothers Seven Minutes To Midnight audio CD, including three bonus tracks not available on the original domestic release.
IN the latest instalment of this excellent series - this episode is entitled Seven Minutes To Midnight (hey
When it was established in 1947 by a group of physicists concerned at the apocalyptic prospect of nuclear war, the time was set at seven minutes to midnight.
The hands were nudged forward two minutes to seven minutes to midnight, identical to the position they were in when the clock made its debut 55 years ago.
The pair were spotted at seven minutes to midnight - Roanaid was killed just after midnight on a dark tree-lined laneway leading to her family home in Silchester Park.