Florida teen tries to do science, gets felony charge for curiosity

Science is messy and it's messiest when we're just learning how the scientific process works.

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  1. In the wake of this news report--Florida Teen Girl Charged With Felony After Science Experiment Goes Bad ( http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/riptide/2013/04/florida_teen_girl_charged_with.php )--I asked my twitter followers, many of whom are practicing scientists, whether or not they've accidentally caused an explosion while doing science in high school. 

    Full post - On stifling scientific curiosity, in the most egregious way possible. -  http://www.southernfriedscience.com/?p=14864 
  2. The answer is a pretty hefty "Yes."
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