“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Quantum mechanics at work in photosynthesis

This is fascinating.

Quantum mechanics at work in photosynthesis: Algae "familiar" with these processes for nearly two billion years


Anyen Rinpoche said...

Hi Professor Morton! I mentioned you and your work in a recent post on our sangha blog...in case you feeling like having a read:


I hope your work & practice is going well and you and your family is healthy!

Best, Allison Graboski

Timothy Morton said...

That's beautiful Allison. Thank you--I sent you a message (to Yahoo); if you're not there any more do let me know your current address.