The most terrifying thing to happen to scientists in recent memory

As a professional scientist, this is my worst nightmare.  Italy put seven of its foremost seismologists on trial for failing to sufficiently alarm public officials about the potential danger of a severe earthquake in L’Aquila, Italy.  They were convicted of manslaughter.

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