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‘Doomsday’ clock remains at 3 minutes to midnight

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CLOSE TO ‘DOOMSDAY’ Lawrence Krauss, director of the Arizona State University New Origins Initiative, helps unveil the ‘Doomsday Clock’ after the announcement that the historic clock would remain at 3 minutes to midnight, in Washington, DC, USA, January 26, 2016. Michael Reynolds/EPA
The clock serves as a metaphor for how close humanity is to destroying the planet, and was most recently moved closer to midnight in 2015

WASHINGTON DC, USA (Jan. 27, 2016) — Nuclear threats and climate change pose strong threats to the planet and a symbolic “doomsday” clock will stay at three minutes to midnight, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists said Tuesday, January 26.

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