The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
University Professor of Chemistry
University of California, Berkeley
"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.