Dr. Erich Farber: Solar Expert

A brief look at the research of solar expert Dr. Erich Farber as Director of the Solar Energy & Energy Conversion Laboratory at the University of Florida-Gainsville in the early 1970s.

solar farber - umbrella cooker
Dr. Farber designed this portable solar cooker more than 10 years ago. It's merely an umbrella which has been coated with a reflective cloth, and which has a cooking rack mounted at the end of its handle. During unexpected downpours, you can use the ""cooker"" to keep you dry until the sun comes out again!