Where to Stay 'Safe'If a nuclear bomb is dropped on your city, here's where you should run and hidehttp://www.businessinsider.com/nuclear- ... =buffer-bi
- People who survive a nuclear blast may be exposed to radioactive ash and dust called fallout.
- Finding a good shelter as soon as possible and going inside is critical to surviving fallout.
- A scientist has come up with a strategy for when and whether to move to a better fallout shelter.
President Trump has egged on a new arms race. Russia violated weapons treaties to upgrade its nuclear arsenal. North Korea is developing long-range missiles and practicing for nuclear war — and the US military is considering preemptive attacks on the isolated nation's military facilities.
Meanwhile, nuclear terrorism and dirty bombs remain a sobering threat.
Though these events are unlikely to trigger the last-ditch option of nuclear war, let alone a blast in your neighborhood, they are very concerning.
So you might be wondering, "If I survive a nuclear-bomb attack, what should I do?"
Michael Dillon, a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researcher, crunched the numbers and helped figure out just that in a 2014 study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical and Physical Sciences.
Likewise, government agencies and other organizations have also explored the harrowing question and came up with detailed recommendations and response plans. *** CONTINUED at LINK, above ****