Museum Exhibit Explores The Doomsday Clock

Museum Exhibit Explores The Doomsday Clock

A new exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry illustrates the 70-year history of the Doomsday Clock from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. When scientists who worked on the first atomic bomb introduced the clock in 1947, the hands showed seven minutes to midnight. Earlier this year, the magazine moved the hands from three minutes to midnight, to two-and-a-half.