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Current Issue, Volume 73 Issue 6: In the November/December issue, top experts assess the Trump administration’s performance in regard to the major, continuing global threats at the heart of the Bulletin’s mission: nuclear weapons, climate change, man-made biological agents, and cyber attacks on democracy.


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The John A. Simpson Archive is a searchable archive of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists containing every issue published since our founding in 1945. The archive was established to honor the contributions of John Alexander Simpson, an experimental physicist at the University of Chicago who worked as a group leader on the Manhattan Project. He was one of the Bulletin’s principal founders and a longtime member of its Board of Sponsors.

Read more about John Simpson and his enduring legacy.

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