If you microwave grapes, they would catch fire.
If you microwave grapes, they would catch fire. In 2011, a physicist at the University of Sydney (Australia) went viral after he placed a grape in the microwave and filmed the aftermath. Oddly enough, scientists couldn’t explain the phenomenon until 2019. A March 2019 study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reported that the fruity fireball occurs as a result of the loose electrons and ions that cluster to form plasma when grapes get hot.