Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Dooms Day Clock Stays Two Minutes Till Midnight

Photo: AFP

Due to the United States' decisions to abandon the Iran nuclear deal and the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists decided to keep the infamous Doomsday Clock at two minutes to midnight.

The Doomsday Clock is a metaphorical measurement of how long the planet has left before disaster strikes. 

According to these latest predictions, we’re just two minutes away from world annialation. This is the closest time to total desctruction ever predictied by the doomsday clock. 


Here is how the clock has moved over the years.

2018 - IT IS 2 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT   
2017 - IT IS 2 1/2 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT
2016 - IT IS 3 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT
2015 - IT IS 3 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT 
2012 - IT IS 5 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT
2010 - IT IS 6 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT
2007 - IT IS 5 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT
2002 - IT IS 7 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT
1998 - IT IS 9 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT
1995 - IT IS 14 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT
1991 - IT IS 17 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT
1990 - IT IS 10 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT
1988 - IT IS 6 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT
1984 - IT IS 3 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT
1981 - IT IS 4 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT
1980 - IT IS 7 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT



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