Italian scientists face manslaughter for not predicting the future

http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/20110526/sc_livescience/seismologiststriedformanslaughterfornotpredictingearthquake

Some Italian geologists are being charged with manslaughter in some 300 deaths in a 2009 earthquake.  They are charged with not predicting the earthquake.

Proof that science illiteracy is not wholly an American concern.

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One Response to Italian scientists face manslaughter for not predicting the future

  1. Beth says:

    Oh crap, if that works, those dudes in Japan are REALLY screwed (like they weren’t already…)

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