October 26, 2012

Quake Verdict Reminder of Tsunami to Come

Gwynne Dyer, Winnipeg Free Press

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Six years in jail and an average fine of more than $1 million were the punishment given to six Italian scientists on Oct. 20 for getting their earthquake advice wrong. So what will the expert geologists and vulcanologists in Italy say the next time they are asked about the likelihood of an earthquake? They will refuse to say anything, of course.

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