February 28, 2016

How To Survive A Real-Life Nuclear Fallout

The Fallout series takes place in a world decades after the nuclear war has destroyed most of the civilization. Only those who hid in fallout shelters (aka Vaults) survived. But could you actually live like this for any prolonged period of time? There’s a lot to think about.

First, you’re going to need underground shelter to protect yourself from the damaging particles of ionizing radiation. Prolonged exposure to this nasty stuff can cause serious illness, and eventually death.

Image Credit; Vault-Tec Inc.; Fallout 4 - Vault 81.

If you figure that out, you’ve then got to start to thinking about how you're going to get food and drink down here, needing to be 61 meters (200 feet) beneath the surface for safety.

Finally, if you want to be in your shelter for a long time, you’re going to need an energy source. Thankfully, this episode of American Chemical Society's Reactions YouTube series has broken it down and gives some handy tips on surviving the post-apocalyptic nuclear fallout.

How to Survive a Real-Life "Fallout" [Video]

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