Reef Madness: Charles Darwin, Alexander Agassiz, and the Meaning of Coral
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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REEF MADNESS: Charles Darwin, Alexander Agassiz, and the Meaning of CoralUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
The tragic story of the father of oceanography. Nature writer Dobbs (The Great Gulf, not reviewed) examines an obscure side battle in the 19th-century war of words between empirical science and ... Read full review
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