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A Light Bulb in a Microwave


What happens if you microwave a light bulb? Check out the video:

Link to Youtube video - via TechEBlog

It was interesting to see the way the light pulsated on and off as it turned. I imagine it's related to the information on this page about measuring the speed of light with chocolate chips in a microwave (seriously!).
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That chocolate chip link was an interesting explanation of microwaves and how they work...or rather dont work well at cooking things evenly when they don't spin the food. I gather if you disabled the carousel and position the bulb in the most intensive part of the wavelength it would probably pop quite a bit faster.
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