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Jul 09

Why do grapes and microwaves = plasma?


If you: Take a grape Cut it equatorially, but just leave a bit of skin connecting the two hemispheres. Dry the new surfaces with a paper towel. Stick the grape in a microwave oven. Turn it on. You get flashes of plasma emerging from the grapes. Like this… But why does this happen? There are …

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