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US microwave bomb

A newspaper article explaining the use of the first High Powered Microwave bomb designed to damage equipment while leaving personnel unharmed.

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Superheating and Microwave Ovens

Ever heard stories of people being injured when using microwave ovens to heat water to make hot drinks? Well this site explains why this can happen.

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Why can't I put metal in the microwave?

A short video explaining why putting metal in the microwave is a bad idea.

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How cosmic rays help us understand the universe

A short TED-Ed video about an experiment on the International Space Station that is measuring particle to find out more about cosmic rays.

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Detection of cosmic-ray or gamma-ray air showers

Short article explaining how cosmic ray showers are detected.

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Explore Big History

Interactively explore the timeline of the universe.

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Cosmic inflation explained

A very good animated explanation of the theory of cosmic inflation.

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Why can't you put metal in the microwave

A good description of what happens to metal when you put it in the microwave, and why you shouldn't do it.

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How Microwave Ovens Work

A brief description of how Microwave Ovens work including some fascinating physics that goes on inside. From HowStuffWorks.com.

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Mystery of cosmic rays' origin finally solved

The origins of cosmic rays have finally been found using the Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope.

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