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