Kennette Benedict

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Executive Director of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; former director of International Peace and Security at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

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When the Soviet Union developed nuclear weapons, the magazine Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists created the  Doomsday Clock .  As the prospect of nuclear war gets more likely, the…

Doomsday Scenarios

When the Soviet Union developed nuclear weapons, the magazine Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists created the Doomsday Clock .  As the prospect of nuclear war gets more likely, the…

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When the Soviet Union developed nuclear weapons, the magazine  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists  created the "Doomsday Clock."  As the prospect of nuclear war gets more likely, the…

Doomsday Scenarios: What to Believe?

When the Soviet Union developed nuclear weapons, the magazine Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists created the "Doomsday Clock."  As the prospect of nuclear war gets more likely, the…

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