Just an update, in part because this is a page to which Google likes to send people who are looking for Oliver Morton.
Big news: Eating the Sun, my book about photosynthesis, has just been published in the UK.
You can read a little about it in this post on my other blog, Heliophage.
Heliophage is not, I fear ever going to have the sort of care and attention I gave this blog during its glory days of Beagle 2 and the Martian methane, but I do intend to keep it going with any news about the book, reviews of the book, or ideas relevant to the book that I can find time to blog about. (Since its the contention of the book that more or less everything is relevant to photosynthesis in some way or other, it's the time not the ideas that will be the limiting factor there.)
Rather pleasingly, in its first week Eating the Sun was named as one of the ten best nature books by The Independent. They didn't supply the list online, so I did so in this post (10 best nature books)
Eating the Sun is to date available only ...