Italian Earthquake Controversy: Scientists Convicted of Manslaughter

This week, seven Italian scientists have been convicted of manslaughter for failing to provide adequate warning in advance of the deadly earthquake that struck Italy in 2009, a verdict that has set the scientific community on fire. See http://www.cio-today.com/story.xhtml?story_id=12000B32IUCO&full_skip=1 for more. How do you think the courts should have responded? Send your thoughts to fritnes@umn.edu!

 

For a short video of the thoughts of a seismologist from the University of Southern California, visit the Washington Post.

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