Earth Scientist Jason Sents Shares Views on ‘Disaster and Responsibility’

In February of this year, a group of seismologists was indicted in Italy for manslaughter because in 2009, they had asked the public to “relax with a glass of wine” for there was no serious threat of a major earthquake in their (Abruzzo) region. Then 300 people died in a disastrous quake within a week of this assurance in the same area the scientists predicted as safe.… [Read more]