Clock or clock doomsday Doomsday Clock in New York will be promoted more quickly at three o’clock in the afternoon local time today, in the last two years.
Clock is a metaphor for the bell to remind people and how close we came to present a major disaster. Reminders are represented by the arrival of Doomsday Clock clock to time the mid-night or right at 00.00.
Reported by the Telegraph, on Thursday (14/1/2010), at creation scientists who are members of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) was created in 1947, two years after the U.S. lowered the first atomic bomb on Japan in World War II. At that time, the Doomsday Clock was first set out seven minutes to midnight.
During the turn of the ranks of BAS scientists who also included Professor Stephen Hawking and 18 top science prize recipient, when the Doomsday Clock has been amended 18 times.
Acceleration times recorded them in 1953, the Doomsday Clock is two minutes to midnight. At that time the Cold War between the U.S. and the Soviet Union was heightened. In 2007, the Doomsday clock forward Clock to five minutes to midnight. This acceleration reflects the failure of solving the problem of nuclear weapons.
New clock settings have been done in 1991 when the Doomsday Clock is set back to 17 minutes to midnight. At that time the U.S. and Soviet Union signed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty agreement.
Changes that occurred on Thursday afternoon of this day can be seen by the public through the web feeds the first time on Friday tomorrow.
BAS spokeswoman said there were many factors that influence the acceleration time of the Doomsday Clock lately. Factors such changes include the disarmament and nuclear nonproliferation, the expansion of civilian nuclear power, nuclear weapons and the possibility of terror weather changes.