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Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ Special 70th anniversary issue: Future threats

From Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ Editor John Mecklin has commissioned some of today’s top public intellectuals to survey the existential dangers before us in the near, and not-so-near, future. Like the best Bulletin writing over the last seven decades, … Continue reading

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Experts write on the risks of low-level radiation – A year after the Fukushima disaster

Special issue: Low-level radiation risks From Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists  Each time a release of radioactivity occurs, questions arise and debates unfold on the health risks at low doses—and still, just over a year after the disaster at the … Continue reading

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Doomsday Clock: it is now five minutes to midnight!

On 10th January 2012 at the Doomsday Clock Symposium in Washington, DC, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Science and Security Board made the decision to move the Doomsday Clock hand one minute closer to midnight. In 1947, the Bulletin … Continue reading

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