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29 February 2016

What do millennials have to say about nuclear weapons?

Bulletin Staff

Two nonprofit organizations, Physicians for Social Responsibility and N Square, sponsored the Nukebusters Short Film Contest last fall, and the Bulletin is delighted to feature the winner of the contest's student category as part of our continuing efforts to reach young people with important information about existential threats to humanity. Watch Jonathan Deaton’s Joining the Conversation, and you'll see what happens when young adults find out how many nuclear weapons there are in the world, and what those weapons actually cost.

26 February 2016

An introduction to Dr. Strangelove

Bulletin Staff

The official trailer for the film Dr. Strangelove

19 January 2016

Take the Doomsday Clock Poll

Bulletin Staff

The Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists will be announcing the 2016 time of the Doomsday Clock on January 26th. In a new twist, we invite you to participate in a Doomsday Clock Survey to let us know what time you think should be reflected on Clock. Survey results are not taken into account by the Science and Security Board, but we would like to know your thoughts about the existential threats of our time.

27 December 2015

The present and the past: Nuclear weapons in 2015

Bulletin Staff

Top articles on the nuclear weapons landscape from the Bulletin's experts.

21 December 2015

Expert post-Paris climate analysis

Bulletin Staff

In a teleconference for select Bulletin supporters, two of its Science and Security Board members—Sivan Kartha of the Stockholm Environment Institute and Richard Somerville of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography—assessed the Paris climate conference, which they both attended. Their presentations and answers to questions about the conference, often known as COP 21, and the agreement it produced last approximately 58 minutes.


17 September 2015

Podcast: Arms control expert Henry Sokolski on the nuclear future

Bulletin Staff

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists teleconference featuring arms control expert Henry Sokolski of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center and moderated by Bulletin executive director Rachel Bronson. In this teleconference, Sokolski discusses his new book, Underestimated: Our Not So Peaceful Nuclear Future and dangerous trends in regard to nuclear weapons, fissile materials, and nuclear doctrine around the world.

13 August 2015

Podcast: Nonproliferation expert Jon Wolfsthal on the Iran Agreement

Bulletin Staff

An audio recording of the second installment in our teleconference series, Decoding the Iran agreement. This teleconference focused on the White House view of the Iran agreement. For the first installment in the series, featuring arms control experts Olli Heinonen, Joan Rohlfing, and Frank von Hippel and moderated by The Atlantic’s James Fallows, click here.

7 April 2015

The Iranian fact sheet that wasn't

Bulletin Staff

Ariane Tabatabai clears up the confusion about an Iranian fact sheet that supposedly contradicts a US fact sheet on the Iran framework agreement 


2 April 2015

The experts on the Iranian framework agreement

Bulletin Staff

Expert commentary on the framework agreement on limitations to the Iranian nuclear program reached by six world powers—the United States, Russia, China, France, the United Kingdom and Germany, or the P5+1—and Iran

22 March 2015

Introduction: the Doomsday Dashboard

Bulletin Staff

A guide to the Bulletin's newest multimedia offering, the Doomsday Dashboard, which offers information on nuclear weapons and materials, climate change, biosecurity, and emerging threats--with the flick of a mouse