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What you should do if a nuclear bomb is heading your way
On Jan. 13, the state of Hawaii spent 38 minutes in terror after a text alert was mistakenly sent out warning of an incoming nuclear missile attack. If you're not old enough to remember "duck and cover" school drills, preparing for a nuclear attack isn't something you're familiar with. We asked Alex Wellerstein, a nuclear historian and creator of the Nukemap, what you can do to help keep yourself safe when a nuclear bomb is dropped.
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