Sunday, October 02, 2011

Suing scientists for inaccurate predictions

Stephen S. Hall has a grim report in Nature: Scientists on Trial: At Fault? "In 2009, an earthquake devastated the Italian city of L'Aquila and killed more than 300 people. Now, scientists are on trial for manslaughter."

For a shorter version, try the BBC story.


  1. Sunil Mukhi said...

    I just wonder what could happen to scientists who predicted the Higgs boson, if it isn't found... My hero Steven Weinberg on trial? Hope not!