Heating water in the microwave seems quick and easy, but you may be taking a dangerous risk.
A listener wrote to A Moment of Science about a fascinating phenomenon she noticed when heating water for tea in a microwave oven...
Changing the temperature and amount of water will change the type of candy being made.
You are heating up water and see bubbles form on the bottom of the pan. Is the water considered to be boiling?
Geysers spout up where a column of underground water is heated to boiling by "magma," or molten rock, pushing the water upward.
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