Aaron L. Brody

The history of microwave food heating is sprinkled with wonderfully intertwined tales of serendipity and genius that enrich and educate us to a deeper appreciation of the bearing of the past upon us tomorrow. In the beginning was Raytheon’s legendary wizard Percy Spencer, whose chocolate bar melted as he wandered by a radar antenna in his laboratory, a development that led him to the invention of the microwave oven. Apocryphal or not, the water-cooled white Radarange®, the first commercial micro…

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