Stephen Hawking, member of the Board of Sponsors of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, will receive the 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Founding Director of Chapin Hall and Bulletin Governing Board member Harold A. Richman died on July 30, 2009.
Steven Weinberg, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1979 and holder of the Josey Regental Chair in Science at the University of Texas at Austin, has been named to the Board of Sponsors of the Chicago-based Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
Bulletin board members Rose Gottemoeller, Jim Hansen, and Lawrence Korb to be featured speakers at Carnegie Nonproliferation Conference panel.
Joan Winstein, chief executive officer of Loan Strategies, Inc., has joined the governing board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, effective December 2008.
Lawrence Krauss, a theoretical physicist and cosmologist at Arizona State University, will co-chair the Bulletin's Board of Sponsors with Nobel Laureate Leon Ledermen.
Beginning in January 2009, Bulletin subscribers will receive the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists magazine in its new digital format only.
As of December 9, 2008, 53 years of Bulletin content is now available online for free at Google Books.
Beginning August 14, 2008, access to the online version of the Bulletin's print magazine will be available with a paid subscription.
Bulletin Publisher Kennette Benedict will interview author Richard Rhodes on November 8, 2008 at the Chicago Humanities Festival.
The Bulletin is now accepting submissions from high school students, college undergraduates, and graduate students for its upcoming feature, Voices of Tomorrow. One lucky author will win a trip to the 2013 Doomsday Clock Symposium.
Former Governing Board Chair Bill Revelle and his wife, Eleanor, have announced that they will double every gift made to the Bulletin before May 31 for increased coverage of climate and energy issues, up to a total of $50,000.
Dr. George Poste, Co-Director and Chief Scientist, Complex Adaptive Systems (http://casi.asu.edu/) and Regents’ Professor and Del E. Webb Chair in Health Innovation at Arizona State University, has joined the Governing Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, effective March 2013.
Applications for the Bulletin's 2013 Leonard M. Rieser undergraduate fellowships are due March 15, 2013
Press release: The Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announces the time of the Doomsday Clock.