Percy Spencer

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Percy LeBaron Spencer (July 9, 1894 – September 8, 1970) was an American engineer and inventor. He was the inventor the microwave oven.[1] Spencer was born in Maine. He invented the microwave by accident when a chocolate bar his pocket melted when he was performing an experiment.

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  1. "Inventors Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 5 January 2013. Retrieved 30 November 2012.