Emmett Chappelle

Emmett Chappelle

Born: ,   Oct 25,1925

Invention:

Chappelle discovered that even one-celled plants such as algae, which are lightweight and can be transported easily, can convert carbon dioxide to oxygen. This discovery helped to create a safe food supply for astronauts.

Personal Bio

African-AmericanInventos.org
Emmett W. Chappelle is a scientist who made valuable contributions in several fields: medicine, philanthropy, food science, and astrochemistry. From 1950 to 1955 he served as an instructor of biochemistry at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. From 1955 to 1959, he was a research associate at Stanford University.

Cited: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmett_Chappelle
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