Today the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced that the world is as close as it has ever been to nuclear annihilation.
It moved the Doomsday Clock to two-and-half minutes to midnight, which matches where it sat when hydrogen bombs were invented.
Since we’re pretty darn close to bombing each other to death, AsapSCIENCE took a look at what exactly would happen if a one-megaton bomb went off where you lived.
That’s just the destruction wrought by a one-megaton bomb. The biggest bomb ever tested, Tsar Bomba, is 50 times that size.