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A microwave oven (also commonly referred to as a microwave) is an electric oven that heats and cooks food by exposing it to electromagnetic radiation in the microwave frequency range. This induces polar molecules in the food to rotate and produce thermal energy in a process known as dielectric heating.

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It wasn't until 1967, two decades after its invention, that the microwave oven finally caught on in American homes in the form of Amana's compact "Radarange." By 1975, a million microwaves were ...

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Today I found out the microwave oven was invented by accident by a man who was orphaned and never finished grammar school. The man was Percy Spencer. At the age of just 18 months old, Spencer’s father died and his mother soon left him to his aunt and uncle. His uncle then died when Spencer was ...

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A microwave oven is a kitchen appliance that is in nearly every U.S. home — 90 percent of households have one, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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The microwave oven did not come about as a result of someone trying to find a better, faster way to cook. During World War II, two scientists invented the magnetron, a tube that produces microwaves.

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Raytheon filed a patent on October 8, 1945 for a microwave cooking oven, eventually named the Radarange. In 1947, the first commercially produced microwave oven was about 6 feet tall, weighed about 750 lbs, and cost about 5,000 US$. In 1967 the first relatively affordable ($495) and reasonably sized (counter-top) microwave oven was available ...

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Compare the cooking times for each method. Do the cooking times vary depending upon the type of food? Use a calculator to calculate examples of percentages for how much faster a microwave oven can be. Do you use a microwave oven in your kitchen at home? Here are some fun, easy recipes you can make with a microwave oven.

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A microwave oven, microwave, is a kitchen appliance that is used for heating food. It bombards food with microwaves that make dipole molecules of water and other substances to revolve and collide rapidly which manifests as heat. Microwave ovens heat foods quickly and uniformly unlike other types of heating.

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Creative Commons/nowiknow.com The microwave has evolved into one of the most popular household appliances in the world, but few people know that it was invented entirely by accident.. In 1945 ...

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John has complained in recent years at IEEE talks that some web sites propose that the microwave oven was invented in Russia, or Germany, but then again, you can find almost any incorrect "fact" you you are looking for on the internet. Below is a video of John talking about the invention of the microwave oven: