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+ - Giuliani predicts deadly earthquake, censored-> 2

Submitted by Khashishi
Khashishi (775369) writes "Seismologist Giampaolo Giuliani claims to have predicted the deadly earthquake in L'Aquila, Italy, that killed at least 92 people. His attempts at warning the public were reported to the authorities and his warnings were censored to prevent public panic.

It must be noted that accurate earthquake prediction is not well-established within the science community, so what is the government's proper response?"

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Giuliani predicts deadly earthquake, censored

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  • From TFA:

    ''To say that there will be an earthquake somewhere means nothing. Predicting means indicating time, place and magnitude. At present it is impossible to do this,'' Guerra said.

    ''There have been earthquakes without the emission of radon gas just as there have been emissions of radon gas without earthquakes. Thus this method is far from perfect''

    Not saying NWS is wrong or that this guy is right, but if you were to hold tornadoes to the same time, place, magnitude standard Guerra puts forth here, we'd never have a tornado warning go off until after it has passed overhead (seeing as to how unpredictable the path and magnitude are are any given point.) After all, there have been swirling clouds and thunderstorms without tornadoes, and tornadoes without (observed) swirling clouds, so we can't use that as a predictor, right?

    Note I'm also no

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