Press Releases

19 July 2016

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is excited to partner with the Stimson Center on the UNSCR 1540 International Student Essay Contest. The Stimson Center, which launched the contest in April, is looking for innovative ideas from students around the globe to prevent the proliferation of the world’s most dangerous weapons.
 

11 July 2016

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is pleased to announce our participation in the James Timbie Forum for Arms Control and Nonproliferation in Washington, DC. We’ll be hosting the morning session this Friday, July 15th; David Sanger of the New York Times will give a keynote address entitled: Communicating National Security.

6 July 2016

In their article on China’s security agenda in the South China Sea, experts John Lewis and Xue Litai quote Chinese president Xi Jinping: “History and experience tell us that a country will rise if it commands the oceans well and will fall if it surrenders them.”

17 June 2016

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.

7 June 2016

Bulletin Media Contact: Janice Sinclaire, [email protected]

1 June 2016

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is pleased to announce the publication of its 2015 Annual Report. It reviews a spectacular year for the organization—a year in which the Bulletin marked its 70th anniversary, welcomed Rachel Bronson as executive director and publisher, and enjoyed record-high readership and media attention for its commitment to influencing public discussion about nuclear weapons, climate change, and emerging threats to global security.

25 May 2016

On Friday, May 27, President Barack Obama will become the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, site of the first atomic bomb detonation in history. Amid the debate over the visit—will he or won’t he go; will he or won’t he meet with the Hibakusha; will he or won’t he apologize—it is clear that his visit is a monumentally historic event that will force the world to consider again the destructive consequences of nuclear weapons.

18 May 2016

Save the time

2016 Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Annual Dinner

Monday, November 14, 2016

6:00 - 9:00 pm

Chicago Cultural Center

Speakers will include:

10 May 2016

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is pleased to announce the creation of the complete John A. Simpson Archive, a searchable archive of the Bulletin containing every issue published since our founding in 1945. The archive is named in honor of John Alexander Simpson, a key Bulletin founder and longtime member of its Board of Sponsors.

9 March 2016

For immediate release: March 9, 2016

Bulletin Media Contact: Janice Sinclaire, [email protected]

26 January 2016

Experts at National Press Club Joined by Stanford University Panel of CA Governor Brown, Former Secretary of State George Schultz and Former Defense Secretary William Perry.

25 January 2016

“DOOMSDAY CLOCK” ANNOUNCEMENT SET FOR JANUARY 26TH IN D.C. AND STANFORD

New Speakers Added: CA Gov. Jerry Brown, Former Secretary of State Schultz & Former Defense Secretary Perry 

National Press Club Event to be Linked to Stanford University Event

Recent Global Tensions and Climate Change Developments to be Weighed

15 January 2016

Recent Global Tensions and Climate Change Developments to be Weighed

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NEWS ADVISORY – The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists will host a live international news conference at 1:30 p.m. EST/1830 GMT on January 26, 2016 to announce whether the minute hand of the historic “Doomsday Clock” will be adjusted. The decision is made by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Science and Security Board in conjunction with the Board of Sponsors, which includes 16 Nobel Laureates.

15 January 2016

For immediate release: January 15, 2016

Bulletin Media Contact: Janice Sinclaire, [email protected]

CHICAGOJanuary 15, 2016 – The nuclear agreement that Iran and six major world powers signed in 2015 has focused attention on Middle Eastern nuclear politics. But as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ Executive Editor and Publisher, Rachel Bronson, observes, that deal is only part of an unfolding nuclear story.

15 December 2015

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group are delighted to announce that the Bulletin will be moving into a partnership with Routledge, part of the Taylor and Francis Group, effective January 1, 2016.

15 September 2015

For immediate release

Bulletin Media Contact: Janice Sinclaire, [email protected]

CHICAGOSeptember 15, 2015 – The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has announced that Thomas Pickering will join its Science and Security Board. Attorney Lowell Sachnoff will rejoin the organization’s Governing Board after a year-long absence, and Sonny Garg and Gloria Scoby will join the Governing Board for their first terms.

4 August 2015

NEWS RELEASE

Bulletin Media Contact: Paige Bonk: 773,702.6308; [email protected]

The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) has joined with the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists so that additional space can be made available in our special teleconference event on Thursday, August 6th at 11am EDT.

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