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The Microwave Oven Was Invented by Accident by a Man Who was Orphaned and Never Finished Grammar School

Today I found out the microwave oven was invented by accident by a man who was orphaned and never finished grammar school. The man was Percy Spencer.  At the age of just 18 months old, Spencer’s father died and his mother soon left him to his aunt and uncle.  His uncle then died when Spencer was just seven years old.  […]

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