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 firstname.lastname@example.org!
For a short video of the thoughts of a seismologist from the University of Southern California, visit the Washington Post.