The people's Clock

January 2007
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p20
The article focuses on the impact of the Doomsday Clock on the outlook of political leaders, songwriters, and novelists on the recent international tension. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev have considered the clock's iconic power as a description of the world's environmental crisis in 2006. Artists such as Iron Maiden, The Who, and Bright Eyes have used the Clock as reference to create some of their songs. Novelists Alan Moore, Helen McCloy, and Piers Anthony also uses the clock as a theme throughout their literary works.


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