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?
Peter J. Kuznick
Peter J. Kuznick is an associate professor of history and director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University in Washington, D.C. Nickolas Roth provided research assistance for this article.