The arrow of the doomsday clock moved forward to the end of two minutes left
Journal of the University of Chicago, “Bulletin of the atomic scientists” announced about the arbitrary hands of the doomsday clock ahead 30 seconds.
Thus, humanity was only two minutes from the end of the world. So close to the Apocalypse people, according to scientists, was only once — in 1953. Then, the Soviet Union and the United States with a difference of only nine months have tested their thermonuclear bombs.
The time remaining on the clock to midnight, symbolize the level of tension in the world and progress in the development of nuclear weapons. Midnight itself symbolizes the time of the nuclear disaster.
The reason for switching conventional hours forward was the growing tension in the world, especially scientists stressed the danger of the ongoing nuclear tests by North Korea. Among other things, to the end of mankind is approaching the problem of climate change, the researchers note.