A sign showing the "Doomsday Clock" that remains at three minutes to midnight is seen after it was unveiled by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016.
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A history of the 'Doomsday clock'

The so-called Doomsday Clock is to remain set at three-minutes-to-midnight amid global perils such as climate change and nuclear proliferation.

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BPA) are the group behind the clock.

The minute hand on the Doomsday Clock is a metaphor for how vulnerable the world is to catastrophe.

  • 26 Jan 2016
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