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Everyone knows how to use a microwave oven, but do you know how it works? Pick one of the topics to learn what really goes on inside.
Ever wondered what it would look like to microwave soap, wax crayons or even fairy lights? This virtual microwave lets you see the results without any of the mess.
A detailed look at the nuclear reactions happens when a cosmic ray causes a shower.
It was a chocolate bar held in a pocket that helped reveal the microwave. Read more about the tale in this article.
A newspaper article explaining the use of the first High Powered Microwave bomb designed to damage equipment while leaving personnel unharmed.
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.
A short video explaining why putting metal in the microwave is a bad idea.
Martin Rees (1942 - ) has made important contributions to the theories of galaxy formation, galaxy clustering, and the origin of the cosmic background radiation.
A short TED-Ed video about an experiment on the International Space Station that is measuring particle to find out more about cosmic rays.
Short article explaining how cosmic ray showers are detected.
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