Art of Science 2006 Feature Summary

Type:
Physics in Your World
Title:
Art of Science 2006
Description:
This photo (hi-res version), from Princeton's Art of Science 2006, shows the effect of exposing a compact disk to the radiation inside a microwave oven. For more microwave experiments, visit Physics Inside a Microwave Oven by Maarten Rutgers. Please note that placing metal objects in a microwave oven can be dangerous, so don't try these experiments yourself.

This feature was updated on July 4, 2013.
Image:
photo credit: Arianna Gianola
photo credit: Arianna Gianola
Image URL:
http://www.compadre.org/Informal/images/features/CDinmicrowavelarge.jpg
Featured:
November 1, 2006 - November 16, 2006