The disconcerting change reflects the current situation in Ukraine and the increased risk of global annihilation.
The symbolic clock has remained at the same ominous position now for three years in a row.
The latest update to the symbolic clock shows that there hasn't been much improvement over the last 12 months.
According to the latest movement of the symbolic clock, the state of our world has gone from bad to worse.
The possibility of a world-ending disaster does not appear to have abated any over the last twelve months.
The possibility of nuclear war has pushed the Doomsday Clock one more step closer to midnight.
Scientists have moved the minute hand of the Doomsday Clock to two-and-a-half minutes to midnight.
The clock's perilous position continues to reflect the existential risks faced by the world today.
The change is intended to represent how much closer the human race is to global catastrophe.
There will be no change to the hands of the infamous 'Doomsday Clock' this year, say scientists.
The Doomsday Clock, a timepiece designed to represent how close we are to nuclear annihilation has been shifted back one minute.