During the Cold War, the U.S. government recommended that schoolchildren "duck and cover" in case of a nuclear attack. Those days and that anxious cartoon turtle are now behind us, but the threat of nuclear war still lingers. In 2014, an atmospheric scientist published a paper suggesting that victims of a nuclear attack do something unexpected: instead of hunkering down at home, they should leave to find better shelter. His recommendations have their critics, however.
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How To Survive a Nuclear War
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Written by Curiosity Staff August 14, 2017
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