Italian government officials have accused the country's top seismologist of manslaughter, after failing to predict a natural disaster that struck Italy in 2009, a massive devastating earthquake that killed 308 people.
Yup. This is an inexact science still. What next? Are they going to prosecute an economist for failing to predict the collapse of world markets?A shocked spokesman for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) likened the accusations to a witch hunt.