American physicist Percy Spencer dies

American physicist Percy Spencer dies

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He almost accidentally invented the microwave oven. Spencer was a naval expert in radar technology. One day, he took a candy bar to work in his pocked. When he approached working radar, the candy bar melted. Spencer was not the first to notice this phenomenon, but he was the first to investigate it.

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