Category: Perspectives

Lent in a leap year

A leap year is a calendar year that contains an additional day. The day is added in order to keep the calendar year synchronised with astronomical events. Astronomical events do not repeat themselves in...

The Time is 100 Seconds to Midnight

On Jan. 23, 2020 the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ Science and Security Board, together with 13 Nobel Laureate consultants, moved their famous Doomsday Clock to 100 seconds before midnight – warning how extremely near humanity is to a global catastrophic midnight posed by the increasing threats of nuclear war and climate change.