Essays Tagged: "Microwave oven"

"Introduction of the Microwave"

ne get the first ideas to experiment? After all, complex things such as computers, televisions, and microwaves had to have had a great impact on society. And so did simpler things, such as bar codes, ... pler things, such as bar codes, plastic, and Velcro.By 1976, over 60% of U.S. households were using microwaves, just 30 years after its first invention. Today, microwaves are used all around the world ...

(3 pages) 67 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

This essay compares the impact of modernization on the roles and living standards of women in developed countries to women living in more traditional societies.

er things. The technological advances in America such as the refrigerator, washing machine, and the microwave oven gave women more time to pursue education and work outside of the home. By 1970, 40 pe ...

(2 pages) 120 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Urban Legends.

osedly a woman in California owned a small dog. She washed the dog one day and tried to dry it in a microwave oven. The dog exploded from this treatment. Claim 2: A girl went to Taco Bell and ordered ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Psychological Aspects of Urban Legends

nd of a friend," of the dotty grandmother who tried to dry off her damp poodle by placing it in the microwave oven. The dog exploded, sad to say, and Grandma has never been quite the same since. The s ...

(6 pages) 75 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


MicrowavesTechnology: Microwaves1. When did it developed?It was during a radar-related research proj ... that Dr. Percy LeBaron Spencer, a self-taught engineer with the Raytheon Corporation developed the microwave.2. Where did the technology come from?Dr. Spencer fashioned a metal box with an opening in ... re did the technology come from?Dr. Spencer fashioned a metal box with an opening into which he fed microwave power. The energy entering the box was unable to escape, thereby creating a higher density ...

(1 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

George Eastman

t a photographic outfit with all the paraphernalia of the wet plate days.The camera was as big as a microwave oven and needed a heavy tripod. In addition, he carried a tent so that he could spread pho ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers


ays, in many homes, it is virtually impossible to have a so called modern kitchen, without having a microwave oven in it. The microwave oven could probably occupy the second place (after the refrigera ... gical piece of technology has revolutionized the way people, and the food industries cook food. The microwave oven is only a natural evolution of technology; to fit into this fast-paced world. As in e ...

(9 pages) 45 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Electrical Engineering

Microwaves: Then, Now, and the Future

Microwave ovens were once though of as evil and cancer causing. That view has changed dramatically a ... nsight into the past, present, and future of the little box that cooks our food oh-so-quickly - the microwave oven.The technology used in making the first microwave was accidentally discovered in 1945 ... the tube and to his delight the corn started popping and flying all over his desk. Thus, the first microwave used for food purposes was born.It wasn't until 1947 that scientists had taken Spencer's r ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.7 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Comparison of Love and Lust

was baked, heated, and made from scratch. Lust on the other hand is like heating a Digiornos in the microwave oven. The one goal many people in the world seek to achieve is to find true love, while lu ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Invention of the Microwave

The microwave was discovered by accident by a man named Percy Spencer. While Percy was working for the R ... magnetrons were a very quick way to heat food. Percy's discovery brought about the invention of the microwaves we use in our homes today.In 1941 magnetrons were being produced at a rate of 17 per day. ... it did. percy then relized that magnetrons heated food, which then lead to the makings of the first microwave.The first microwave was the 1161 Radarange, which was marketed in 1954. It was much to big ...

(1 pages) 12 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology


A microwave oven, or microwave, is a kitchen appliance using microwave radiation primarily to cook or ... vens have changed food preparation since their use became widespread in the 1970s.Cooking food with microwaves was discovered by Percy Spencer while building magnetrons for radar sets at Raytheon, a m ... nut chocolate bar he had in his pocket had started to melt. The radar had melted his candy bar with microwaves. The first food to be deliberately cooked with microwaves was popcorn, and the second was ...

(6 pages) 15 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

A study of logical fallacies and linguistic pitfalls in daily life

The invention of the microwave may have been intimately connected to the beginning of an epidemic in obesity, according t ... e, and one of the striking differences was ... in the speed with which we could prepare a meal."The microwave oven first became a common household appliance in the mid-1980s. Wardle claims that the in ... st became a common household appliance in the mid-1980s. Wardle claims that the introduction of the microwave led to cheaper, easy meals -- including microwave dinners -- appearing in stores."I'm not ...

(3 pages) 11 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Marketing Situation Analysis of Macro Environment of Hypothetical Company

ith a management group that works closely with employees. The company is preparing to release a new microwave oven to the market and is in the initial planning and development stages. Prior to moving ... analysis of the macro-environment will identify trends that will impact upon the development of the microwave oven, the target market and the marketing mix.DEMOGRAPHIC ENVIRONMENTThe demographic envir ...

(10 pages) 40 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing