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Subject: Why does glass shatter in the microwave?

Date: Wed Aug 10 22:04:58 2005
Posted by chris
Grade level: 10-12 School: No school entered.
City: Painesville State/Province: Ohio Country: USA
Area of science: Physics
ID: 1123729498.Ph

One time, I put a glass bowl in a microwave (to pop popcorn(with butter)) and 
after a few minutes in the microwave, the glass bowl shattered. Why?

Re: Why does glass shatter in the microwave?

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