Italian Scientists Sentenced to Six Years in Prison For Failing to Predict Earthquake.

Six Scientists and a Government Official Convicted of Manslaughter for Failing to Warn Italian Town of L’Aquila.

Italy is a very seismically active country where hundreds of tremors occur every year and major earthquakes are not an infrequent occurrence. Three years ago a 6.3 quake struck the Italian town of L’Aquila causing severe damage, injuring over a thousand people and killing 308. Now L’Aquila has a long …