How to Create Plasma from a Beer Bottle in a Microwave

Now, this is what microwaves were invented for—forget about reheating your coffee, or drying your underpants out in an emergency, or heating your pajamas. Nope, if you’re Washington University research engineer William J. Beaty, it’s all about melting beer bottles and making glowy yellow plasma in your kitchen. [MetaCafe via BoingBoing]


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Pray to whatever dark gods you believe in that this post will not start an outbreak of, "But will it melt?" comments.