Science Scrapbook

Science Scrapbook episode

Fri, 3rd Feb 2012

How does a microwave work?

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Most of us have a microwave oven in our kitchen. They make heating up leftovers and the dreaded readymeal much faster than a conventional oven. In this Naked Science Scrapbook, we find out how the microwave oven produce the microwaves, and how they actually cook the food, plus how popcorn played a key role in the invention of the microwave oven...

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Rolls Royce / EPSRC Strategic Partnership



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