At our core, the Bulletin is a media organization, publishing a free-access website and a bimonthly magazine. But we are much more. The Bulletin’s website, iconic Doomsday Clock, and regular events help advance actionable ideas at a time when technology is outpacing our ability to control it. The Bulletin focuses on three main areas: nuclear risk, climate change, and disruptive technologies. What connects these topics is a driving belief that because humans created them, we can control them.

  • How to limit presidential authority to order the use of nuclear weapons
    In the United States, the president has sole authority to order the use of nuclear weapons, for any reason and at any time. This arrangement is both risky and unnecessary.
  • FAS Nuclear Notebook
    The FAS Nuclear Notebook is co-authored by Hans M. Kristensen and Matt Korda and published bi-monthly in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Each issue provides a snapshot of a nuclear-armed country weapons programs or a global nuclear weapons matter.
  • Doomsday Clock
    The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’ Doomsday Clock is a design that warns the public about how close we are to destroying our world with dangerous technologies of our own making. It is a metaphor, a reminder of the perils we must address if we are to survive on the planet.
  • Nuclear Risk
    Articles about nuclear risk, written for the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists.