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

Microwave oven - Wikipedia

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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 spectrum. This induces polar ...

Microwaves - Interesting Facts

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Some interesting facts: The first microwave ever built was 6 feet tall (size of a refrigerator) and weighed nearly 750 pounds; The first microwave also cost $5,000 ...

5 Microwave Oven Facts You Probably Didn't Know - The Kitchen ...

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Nov 30, 2016 ... Microwave ovens are great for thawing food or reheating leftovers. But there's a lot you don't know about them. Hence these 5 microwave oven ...

15 Interesting Facts about Microwaves - Faulkner's Appliance

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Apr 23, 2015 ... Just a few generations ago, this convenience had not yet been invented. Read on to learn some more interesting facts about microwaves.

Facts about Microwaves | Science with Kids.com

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Learn science facts about microwaves. Find out how microwaves work, some of the many uses of microwaves and other microwave facts.

The Electromagnetic Spectrum: Microwaves

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Microwaves are basically extremely high frequency radio waves, and are made by various types of transmitter. In a mobile phone, they're made by a transmitter ...

Facts about Microwave Ovens - Interesting Facts and Myths

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A descendant of one of the inventions that helped Allies win the Second World War is today in almost every household. We are, of course, talking about ...

4 Things You Need To Know Before You Microwave Your Next Meal ...

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Jul 29, 2015 ... It's time to free the microwave oven of its bad reputation: Not only is using this appliance incredibly safe, it's also one of the best ways to cook if ...

12 Facts About Microwaves That Should Forever Terminate Their Use

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Jul 23, 2014 ... Are microwaves a benign bastion of convenience or a sinister contributor to biological and nutritional damage? A growing percentage of ...