Is That a Magnetron Tube In Your Pocket or Are You Just Happy to See…

One day in the mid-1940s, Raytheon employee Percy Spencer was working with an active radar set when he noticed that a candy bar in his pocket had melted. Spencer got some popcorn, put it in proximity of the magnetron tube that generated the microwaves for the radar, and was soon enjoying a tasty snack. Raytheon… » 2/06/08 1:10pm 2/06/08 1:10pm