Press Releases

21 July 2015

Lawrence Krauss New Board of Sponsors Chair, Nobel Laureate Leon Lederman Chair Emeritus

Bulletin Media Contact: Janice Sinclaire, [email protected]

CHICAGOJuly, 21, 2015 – The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has announced that Lawrence Krauss has been elected Chair of the organization’s Board of Sponsors; Nobel Laureate Leon Lederman has been elected Chair Emeritus, marking the first time the Bulletin has bestowed such an honor.

19 June 2015

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Announces Harlan Loeb to Join Governing Board

Bulletin Media Contact: Janice Sinclaire, [email protected]

CHICAGOJune, 19, 2015 – The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has announced that Harlan Loeb, Global Chair of Crisis and Risk at Edelman, the world’s largest public relations firm, will join the organization’s Governing Board, effective June 23.

13 May 2015

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Announces New Additions to its Board of Sponsors and Governing Board: Gareth Evans and David Wolf

CHICAGOMay 13, 2015 – The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has announced new additions to its Board of Sponsors and Governing Board: the Honorable Gareth Evans, Chancellor of Australian National University, will join the Board of Sponsors; David Wolf, founder and director of Fremont Group and co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Biovec and Biovec Transfusion, will join the Governing Board.

16 April 2015

News Event: Experts tell the press their views of the Iran Framework Agreement

SCIENCE, SECURITY EXPERTS: HILL DEAL DOES NOT END NEED FOR WORK ON HOST OF TECHNICAL ISSUES IN IRANIAN FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT 

Former UN Ambassador, Princeton’s Frank Von Hippel Among Those Applauding Framework, While Highlighting the “Devils in the Details” to be Resolved.

17 February 2015

Bulletin announces $1,000 Leonard M. Rieser Award for young authors

Bulletin Media Contact: Janice Sinclaire, [email protected]

2 February 2015

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists names Rachel Bronson as new executive director

Bulletin Media Contact: Janice Sinclaire, [email protected]

22 January 2015

Press release: It is now 3 minutes to midnight

CLIMATE CHANGE AND NUCLEAR TENSIONS PUSH DOOMSDAY CLOCK HANDS FORWARD

“Extraordinary and Undeniable” Climate, Weapons Threats Cited for Movement; Doomsday Clock Adjustment is 1st in 3 Years and is Accompanied by Urgent Call for Action.

21 January 2015

“Doomsday Clock” minute hand to move again?

… January 22, 2015 Daybook & News Advisory …

Climate Change and Nuclear Tensions to be Cited by Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

28 May 2014

Bulletin’s Exec Director Kennette Benedict to Speak at June 6 Rocky Flats Anniv

Bulletin Media Contact: Janice Sinclaire, [email protected]

8 May 2014

Call for submissions: Voices of Tomorrow

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' "Voices of Tomorrow" competition features regular essays, op-ed articles, and multimedia presentations written or produced by a high school student, college undergraduate, or graduate student. Submissions must address some aspect of at least one of the Bulletin's core issues: nuclear weapons, nuclear energy, climate change, biosecurity, and emerging technologies.

25 March 2014

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and Princeton University to Host White House Science Director John Holdren at Symposium on “Speaking Knowledge to Power”

Bulletin Media Contact: Janice Sinclaire, [email protected]

13 March 2014

REMINDER! Rieser Fellowship deadline extended to March 31

Rieser Fellowships provide the successful undergraduate applicants with a one-time award of up to $4,000 to pursue projects that explore issues at the intersection of science, global security, and public policy, focusing on a significant aspect of nuclear security, climate stabilization or biotechnology.

11 March 2014

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists publishes findings of Japan’s Independent Review Commission report on Fukushima, with eye- witness accounts of the disaster

Bulletin Media Contact: Janice Sinclaire, [email protected]

6 March 2014

UPDATED FUKUSHIMA CIVILIAN PANEL REPORT HIGHLIGHTS LARGELY UNADDRESSED “HUMAN FACTORS” AS IMPORTANT AS EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI IN 2011 REACTOR DISASTER

Lessons Unlearned? As Third Year of Anniversary Nears, Expanded Version of Fukushima Review Panel Report Published in English in Book Form by the Bulletin of Atomic the Scientists.

14 January 2014

Top scientists ask UN leaders to act on nuclear weapons, climate change

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: It is still 5 minutes to midnight—and much too close to doomsday.

CHICAGO — The Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists today called on the United States and Russia to restart negotiations on reducing their nuclear arsenals, to lower alert levels for their nuclear weapons, and to scrap their missile defense programs.

10 December 2013

John Mecklin to succeed Mindy Kay Bricker as Editor of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

CHICAGO -- December 10, 2013 -- We are pleased to announce the appointment of John Mecklin as editor of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Mecklin, previously the Bulletin’s deputy editor, will assume the top editorial position on January 1, 2014, succeeding Mindy Kay Bricker, who has been editor since 2010. As deputy editor, Mecklin had primary responsibility for the Bulletin’s coverage of biological and chemical weapons and emerging threats in a variety of fields, including the life sciences.

8 November 2013

2013 Doomsday Clock Symposium

For those that are unable to attend, the Doomsday Clock Symposium will be streaming live on our web site at this location.

                                               Doomsday Clock Symposium
                                                       November 14, 2013

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