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How Military Research Finds Its Way to Everyday Life

Sometimes simple scientific advances in one field can have value far beyond their intended use. Many of these advances can change the world and possibly help solve our biggest problems. One example is 75-years-old this year and was made at the onset of the World War II. Many people around the world use a microwave oven every day, not knowing that a crucial part of it was once a top military secret. In 1940, the situation in Europe was desperate. German forces were preparing for the...

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