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How do plants capture energy? OSTI features the work of Nobel Laureate Melvin Calvin

Melvin Calvin Following carbon's path through photosynthesis earned Melvin Calvin the 1961 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
and ignited DOE research into using solar energy as a renewable resource. Calvin's work is featured at the DOE R&D Accomplishments website. Find Resources with Additional Information, including twenty-one electronic documents in the series "The Path of Carbon in Photosynthesis" and two summary-level electronic documents written in 1952 and 1960. Also available is Calvin's Nobel Prize lecture from 1961 and supplemental web pages. DOE R&D Accomplishments is a central forum for information about significant outcomes of past DOE R&D widely recognized as a remarkable advance in science.

Last updated on Friday 13 September 2013