[Coral-List] Disruptive science?

tomascik at novuscom.net tomascik at novuscom.net
Fri Apr 26 17:18:52 UTC 2019

Thanks for the link to the Nature paper John. When it comes to coral  
reefs the 'biggest' "disruptive" theory in my mind has to be Darwin’s  
theory of coral reef formation.

Quoting John Ware via Coral-List <coral-list at coral.aoml.noaa.gov>:

> Dear List,
> I recently read the following paper in Nature:
> /Wu L, Wang D, Evans JA (2019) Large teams develop and small teams  
> disrupt science and technology. Nature 566:378-382/ I began to think  
> back on my (limited) involvement with coral reef science. Realizing  
> that 'disruptive' is a good thing, what ideas have been  
> 'disruptive'? The two that came immediately to mind were Peter  
> Sale's 'lottery  hypothesis' (Proc. 2nd Coral Reef Symposium: 1974)  
> and Buddemeier and Fautin's Adaptive Bleaching Hypothesis  
> (BioScience 1993). I am curious: What other big ones did I miss? John
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