Could humans survive decades in a fallout shelter? (video)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2015 — It's a big week for gamers now that the long-anticipated Fallout 4 video game is being released. The series takes place in a world decades after nuclear war has destroyed most of civilization. Only those who hid in fallout shelters survived. While this idea works in a fictional game universe, could humans really survive for years or even decades in such a shelter? This week, Reactions looks at the basics of survival in a world riddled with radiation. Check it out here: https://youtu.be/J8rVCVv8PeQ.
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