1989 - US President's National Medal of Science "For his pioneering studies in the mechanism of photosynthesis and bioenergetics, and for the application of scientific theory toward the solution of the most fundamental problems of the age--energy, food, chemical and viral carcinogenesis, and the origin of life.", Presented by President Bush at a White House Ceremony on October 18, 1989.
1981 - Oesper Award, University of Cincinnati and American Chemical Society
1978 - Priestley Medal, American Chemical Society (ACS)
1964 - Davy Medal, Royal Society of London (UK) In recognition of his pioneering work in chemistry and biology, particularly his elucidation of the photosynthetic pathway for the incorporation of carbon dioxide by plants
1962 - Fellow of American Geophysical Union (AGU)
1961 - Nobel Prize for his research on the carbon dioxide assimilation in plants
1960 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
1958 - William H. Nichols Medal, American Chemical Society (ACS)
1955 - Centenary Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry (UK)
1954 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences
1944 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Melvin Calvin spends much of his time researching Photochemistry, Photosynthesis, Inorganic chemistry, Carbon dioxide and Carbon-14. The Photochemistry study combines topics in areas such as Redox, Molecule, Chlorophyll and Chemical reaction. In his study, Compounds of carbon is inextricably linked to Carbon, which falls within the broad field of Photosynthesis.
His study on Inorganic chemistry also encompasses disciplines like
His scientific interests lie mostly in Photosynthesis, Photochemistry, Inorganic chemistry, Biochemistry and Botany. Melvin Calvin has researched Photosynthesis in several fields, including Scientific method, Carbon, Carbon dioxide and Chlorella. In his articles, Melvin Calvin combines various disciplines, including Carbon dioxide and Carbon-14.
His Photochemistry research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Electron paramagnetic resonance, Redox, Chemical reaction and Aqueous solution. Many of his studies on Inorganic chemistry involve topics that are commonly interrelated, such as Manganese. He studies Botany, namely Algae.
Photochemistry, Photosynthesis, Inorganic chemistry, Euphorbia and Manganese are his primary areas of study. His Photochemistry research includes elements of Colloid, Membrane, Chemical reaction and Aqueous solution. His Photosynthesis study is concerned with the larger field of Botany.
His Inorganic chemistry research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Hydrogen, Electron donor, Electron acceptor and Infrared spectroscopy. His Euphorbia research integrates issues from Fermentation, Biochemistry, Agronomy, Biosynthesis and Liquid fuel. His Manganese study also includes
His primary areas of investigation include Inorganic chemistry, Photochemistry, Crystallography, Manganese and Euphorbia. Melvin Calvin performs multidisciplinary study in the fields of Inorganic chemistry and X-ray crystallography via his papers. His Photochemistry study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Nickel, Carbon monoxide, Electron donor, Colloid and Aqueous solution.
His Carbon monoxide study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Compounds of carbon, Carbon, Isotopes of carbon and Carbon dioxide. Melvin Calvin combines subjects such as Valence, Stereochemistry, Infrared spectroscopy and Absorption spectroscopy with his study of Crystallography. His studies in Euphorbia integrate themes in fields like Isopentenyl pyrophosphate, Fatty acid synthesis, Organic chemistry and Terpenoid.
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Chemistry of the metal chelate compounds
Arthur Earl Martell;Melvin Calvin.
Soil Science (1952)
The path of carbon in photosynthesis.
M. Calvin;A. A. Benson.
Hydrocarbon distribution of algae and bacteria, and microbiological activity in sediments.
Jerry Han;Melvin Calvin.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (1969)
Function of Carotenoids in Photosynthesis
M Griffiths;W R Sistrom;G Cohenbazire;R Y Stanier.
The Color of Organic Substances.
Gilbert N. Lewis;Melvin. Calvin.
Chemical Reviews (1939)
The Path of Carbon in Photosynthesis. XXI. The Cyclic Regenerationof Carbon Dioxide Acceptor
J.A. Bassham;A.A. Benson;Lorel D. Kay;Anne Z. Harris.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (1954)
Mixed valence interactions in di-.mu.-oxo bridged manganese complexes
Stephen R. Cooper;Melvin Calvin.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (1977)
The absorption spectra of suspensions of living micro-organisms.
K. Shibata;A.A. Benson;M. Calvin.
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (1954)
The Path of Carbon in Photosynthesis
James Alan Bassham;Melvin Calvin.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (1960)
ELECTROCHEMISTRY OF EXCITED MOLECULES: PHOTO‐ELECTROCHEMICAL REACTIONS OF CHLOROPHYLLS*
Helmut Tributsch;Melvin. Calvin.
Photochemistry and Photobiology (1971)
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