Mark O. Martin's micro-blog essay about Woese's death.
"...Woese did some remarkable things during his life, and the world is a poorer place without his example and polite refusal to intellectually "knuckle under" to convention or criticism ... There is a saying that change can be evolutionary or revolutionary; the former is slow, while the latter is often bloody. It's also true in science, and in some ways, Carl Woese experienced both."
Via Cesar Sanchez