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The unpredictability of earthquakes has no longer anything to do with not knowing the mechanism.

I'm just pointing out the important difference between prediction and expectation. Chaotic systems are deterministic yet unpredictable. That doesn't mean their statistical properties cannot be studied in detail.

It'd be nice if the battle were only against the right wingers, not half of the left on top of that — François in Paris

by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Mar 11th, 2008 at 07:04:51 PM EST
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