The Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists move the hand from six minutes to five minutes to midnight.
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists will announce whether or not it is moving the minute hand of its famous Doomsday Clock at 1 p.m. EST/1800 GMT on January 10, 2012 in Washington, DC.
The Science and Security Board and the Governing Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, with participation from the Sponsors, will consider the implications of recent events and trends for the future of humanity at the annual Doomsday Clock Symposium.
Science and Security Board member Jonathan Tucker was a biosecurity expert whose unique gift was to provide sane, grounded analysis of issues and communicate these in accessible language to policymakers and the public.
Shahrzad Mohtadi, a sophomore at Columbia University in New York City, has been selected for the Bulletin's 2011 Leonard M. Rieser Fellowship.
As the Bulletin's Chair of the Board of Directors from 2005-2009, Cathryn Cronin Cranston helped lead the Bulletin through a major transformation, moving the publication from print to an entirely digital format in 2009.
Robert Socolow, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Princeton University and a member of the Bulletin's Science and Security Board, has received the Keystone Award for Leadership in the Environment.
Allison Macfarlane, Science and Security Board Chair, has been appointed to the Energy Department's newly formed Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future.
We are poised to bend the arc of history toward a world free of nuclear weapons.
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists will move the minute hand of its famous "Doomsday Clock" at 10 a.m. EST/1500 GMT on January 14, 2010 in New York City.