The Doomsday Clock is an internationally recognized design that conveys how close we are to destroying our civilization with dangerous technologies of our own making. First and foremost among these are nuclear weapons, but the dangers include climate-changing technologies, emerging... Read More
Do you think the hands of the Doomsday Clock should be closer to or farther from midnight?
Reed is the Charles A. Dana professor of physics at Alma College in Michigan. He is the author of The Physics of the Manhattan Projectand The Science and History of the Manhattan Project (forthcoming in 2014).