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# What chance laboratory occurrence led to the invention of the microwave oven?

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###### 2007-12-19 22:09:25

Cooking food with microwaves was discovered by Percy Spencer while building magnetrons for rader sets at Raytheon. He was working on an active radar set when he noticed a strange sensation, and saw that a peanut chocolate bar he had in his pocket started to melt. Although he was not the first to notice this phenomenon, as the holder of 120 patents, Spencer was no stranger to discovery and experiment, and realized what was happening. The radar had melted his candy bar with microwaves. That was a quote from the Wikipedia article. A link is provided.

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Well, I believe so. My source is my Aunt. She has been eating from a micrwave from a while, and she kind of has some problems. My granny has memory loss and is coo coo in the noggins.So, I don't know if it is the microwave, but there is a chance of it being the microwave.Also, I heard it can cause cancer. THAT IS ALL THE EXPERIENCE I HAVE OF THAT!

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