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 El Reloj del Fin del Mundo 2024 infographic
El gráfico muestra los altibajos del Reloj del Fin del mundo desde 1947.


El mundo continúa en 90 segundos para la medianoche

By Jordi Bou

January 23, 2024 - El Reloj del Fin del Mundo, que indica lo cerca que está la humanidad de
la aniquilación, continúa en 90 segundos para la medianoche, cuando
empeora el conflicto en Ucrania y la guerra en Oriente Medio se intensifica.

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, as they did last year, set the clock at 90 seconds to midnight – the theoretical point of annihilation.

Scientists set the clock based on “existential” risks to Earth and its people: nuclear threat, climate change, and disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence and new biotechnology.

Each year, the BAS decides whether the events of the previous year pushed humanity closer to or farther from destruction.

The idea began in 1945, when scientists working on the Manhattan Project – developing the world’s first nuclear weapons – created the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists of Chicago (BAS) to warn humanity of the dangers of nuclear war. Two years later, BAS launched its Doomsday Clock.

PUBLISHED: 23/01/2024; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Newscom