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7 minutes to midnight
1947

IT IS 7 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

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7 minutes to midnight

As the Bulletin evolves from a newsletter into a magazine, the Clock appears on the cover for the first time. It symbolizes the urgency of the nuclear dangers that the magazine's founders--and the broader scientific community--are trying to convey to the public and political leaders around the world.