New film underscores Doomsday Clock’s importance and Bulletin history

By Sarah Starkey | November 16, 2023

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Against the Clock, a new feature documentary on the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and the Doomsday Clock, is now available online.

In the film, directors Dirk Van Den Berg and Pascal Verroust analyze how the Bulletin operates at the intersection of science, technology, politics, and society to reduce man-made threats to human existence.

The film interviews scientists from around the world that are working on humanity’s most consequential threats.

Bulletin president and CEO Rachel Bronson appears in the Against the Clock documentary to discuss the history of the Bulletin and the Doomsday Clock.
Bulletin president and CEO Rachel Bronson appears in the documentary to discuss the Bulletin‘s history and the Doomsday Clock’s impact.

A variety of Bulletin leaders and writers appear in the film such as:

  • Rachel Bronson — Bulletin president and CEO
  • Sivan Kartha — Bulletin Science and Security Board member and highly accomplished climate scientist
  • Alexander Glaser — Bulletin Science and Security Board member and co-director of Princeton’s Program on Science and Global Security
  • Kennette Benedict — Bulletin senior advisor
  • Stephen I. Schwartz — Bulletin nonresident senior fellow and author of multiple Bulletin articles
  • Alex Wellerstein — nuclear historian and author of multiple Bulletin articles

From now until December 16, members of the Bulletin community can receive 50% off Vimeo rentals of the film using the code “Bulletin”. Click here to rent the film today or check out the trailer for the film below.


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