Harry Zvi Tabor

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Harry Zvi Tabor with his invention of solar energy trap that absorbs sun rays and converts them into heat, 1955

Harry Zvi Tabor (7 March 1917 – 15 December 2015) was a British-born Israeli physicist. He was known as the father of Israeli solar energy.[1][2] Tabor was also involved in bringing Israel's solar energy program to international awareness.[3]

Tabor was born in London. He died in Jerusalem on 15 December 2015 at the age of 98.[4]

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  1. BGU shields its eyes and stares into the solar future, Ehud Zion Waldoks, The Jerusalem Post, 2 November 2008.
  2. Bright ideas, Ehud Zion Waldoks, The Jerusalem Post, 1 October 2008.
  3. Harry Zvi Tabor, Cleveland Cutler, Encyclopedia of the Earth, 2007.
  4. "ynet - כלכלה - ד"ר צבי תבור, אבי דוד השמש המודרני, נפטר בגיל 98". ynet. Retrieved 16 December 2015.
  5. "President honors eight Israelis with presidential award".