Why is the Doomsday Clock the closest its ever been to Midnight?

Video by Rachel Bronson
Published on 05 March 2020

Explained by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' President and CEO, Rachel Bronson, in this Public Lecture for the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER) at the University of Cambridge.

What does 'Midnight' mean? What goes into assessing the Doomsday Clock time? And how confident should we be in that time? Rachel Bronson talks about the history of the Clock and how its evolved, the most recent time changes - how did we get to 100 Seconds To Midnight? - the main issues now, and what that means for our shared future.

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