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The microwave oven was invented in 1945 by American engineer Percy Spencer who worked for Raytheon.

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A microwave oven is a kitchen appliance that heats and cooks food by exposing it to microwave radiation in the electromagnetic ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2011/08/the-microwave-oven-was-invented-by-accident-by-a-man-who-was-orphaned-and-never-finished-grammar-school

Aug 24, 2011 ... Today I found out the microwave oven was invented by accident by a man who was orphaned and never finished grammar school. The man ...

www.popularmechanics.com/technology/gadgets/a19567/how-the-microwave-was-invented-by-accident

Feb 23, 2016 ... The dull halogen light. The spinning glass plate. The humming that terminates in a "BEEP." Today the sights, sounds, and smells of the ...

spectrum.ieee.org/geek-life/history/a-brief-history-of-the-microwave-oven

Sep 30, 2016 ... img Photo: Bettmann/Getty Images In 1946, Raytheon unveiled its new Radarange microwave oven, a new use for the company's magnetron ...

www.microwaves101.com/encyclopedias/history-of-the-microwave-oven

Click here to go to our page on heating with microwaves. History of the Microwave Oven Scan of original Radarange logo, courtesy of Wendy Bock Mitchell.

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As a matter of fact, his name was Percy Spencer and his invention was an accident! Spencer worked for a company named Raytheon, developing microwave ...

www.livescience.com/57405-who-invented-microwave-oven.html

Jan 5, 2017 ... The microwave oven was invented at the end of World War II. Yet it took awhile for them to catch on. At first they were too big and expensive, ...

www.smecc.org/microwave_oven.htm

The microwave oven was invented as an accidental by-product of war-time ( World War 2) radar research using magnetrons (vacuum tubes that produce ...

www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/microwave.htm

Fascinating facts about the invention of the microwave oven by Percy Spencer in 1945.