These Physicists Finally Figured Out Why Microwaved Grapes Ignite – Gastro Obscura

A grape meets a hydrogel bead, and sparks fly.

 

“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a pair of grape hemispheres exposed to intense microwave radiation will spark, igniting a plasma.”

Source: These Physicists Finally Figured Out Why Microwaved Grapes Ignite – Gastro Obscura