Reef Madness: Charles Darwin, Alexander Agassiz, and the Meaning of Coral (Google eBook)
Explores the century-long controversy over the orgins of coral reefs, a debate that split the world of nineteenth-century science, looking at the diverse roles of Louis Agassiz, his son Alexander, and Charles Darwin and reflecting on how the search for the truth shed new light on the formation of Earth and its natural wonders.
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Review: Reef Madness: Charles Darwin, Alexander Agassiz, and the Meaning of CoralUser Review - Rick Jones - Goodreads
The first half, which was a lot of the back story, kind of slogged a little...Alexander Agassiz spent that much of the book escaping his father Louis Agasssiz' shadow.... Once he really became engaged ... Read full review
Review: Reef Madness: Charles Darwin, Alexander Agassiz, and the Meaning of CoralUser Review - Science For The People - Goodreads
Featured on Skeptically Speaking show #158 on April 1, 2012, during an interview with author David Dobbs. http://skepticallyspeaking.ca/episode... Read full review