Whole business is so patently absurd -- the comparison to executing astronomers for failing to predict an eclipse is right on -- that it's hard to know what more to say about it.
So, here's a tasteless Horatio Caine joke instead:TONIGHT, ON CSI: L'AQUILA:
FRANCISCO: Horatio, there've got to be hundreds of people dead here! But it can't be! Those seismologists said...
HORATIO: Yes, Francisco, it looks like it's time to go ask our scientist friends if the earth... *puts on sunglasses* moved for them