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June 28, 2019

 

The Physics Of Setting Grapes On Fire

If you cut a grape in half and put the two halves in the microwave so that they’re touching each other, it will produce a glowing fireball.

August 17, 2016

 

Microwave ovens heat up water to cook food.

Metal in the Microwave

Microwave ovens are wonderful, revolutionary cooking devices. But there are some things that you cannot, or should not, do with microwaves.

June 12, 2013

 

When a potato is cooked in the microwave, the internal water boils and produces steam.

Potato Bombs

Are you ready to learn more about potato bombs?

July 22, 2009

 

Why Popcorn Pops And Other Grains Don’t

If the water inside a piece of popcorn is what makes it pop, why don't other grains pop as well? Find out on this Moment of Science.

February 20, 2007

 

The Birth of the Microwave

Back before the time of microwave dinners, a self-taught engineer experimented with magnetrons and candy bars.

September 27, 2003

 

Something I Ate

While flu symptoms can include headaches, stomach cramps, and diarrhea, more often than not, flu symptoms tend to be muscle aches and sinus problems.

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