Atomic Scientists Meet To Announce New Time On The Doomsday Clock

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The clock was created by a group of experts, including Albert Einstein, in 1947.

Atomic scientists will meet later today to announce the new time on the Doomsday Clock -- a measure of how close they believe humanity is to being wiped out.

The clock was created in 1947 by a group of experts including Albert Einstein, who set the timer at seven minutes to midnight.

By last year it had ticked forward and now shows just 100 seconds remaining.

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