Plasma Can Be Made By Microwaving a Grape

By Casey Chan on at

The Backyard Scientist’s slow motion series is always fun because they’re just quick and easy experiments that show off cool tricks you can do at home (don’t do it at home).

This time he makes plasma with a microwave oven transformer (which creates a super cool arc of plasma around the blue bolt of electricity) and also by microwaving a grape. Yep! Microwaving a grape.


This article originally appeared on Sploid, a Gizmodo blog of delicious brain candy