The Doomsday Clock was set at 100 seconds to midnight in January 2020, and the hands remain in the same position for January 2021. Photo: AFP The Doomsday Clock was set at 100 seconds to midnight in January 2020, and the hands remain in the same position for January 2021. Photo: AFP
The Doomsday Clock was set at 100 seconds to midnight in January 2020, and the hands remain in the same position for January 2021. Photo: AFP

After a brutal 2020, Doomsday Clock stuck at 100 seconds to midnight

  • The deadly coronavirus pandemic serves as a historic ‘wake-up call’, says the head of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, amid nuclear and climate threats
  • The group decides where to set the hands of the clock, which illustrates the dangers facing the planet and humankind

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The Doomsday Clock was set at 100 seconds to midnight in January 2020, and the hands remain in the same position for January 2021. Photo: AFP The Doomsday Clock was set at 100 seconds to midnight in January 2020, and the hands remain in the same position for January 2021. Photo: AFP
The Doomsday Clock was set at 100 seconds to midnight in January 2020, and the hands remain in the same position for January 2021. Photo: AFP
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