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Why Can’t I Put Metal in the Microwave?

We know we’re not supposed to put metal in the microwave, but why? We don’t microwave silverware but what about Hot Pocket wrappers? They have metal on the inside. How does that work? Let Michael Aranda explain.

Hosted by: Michael Aranda
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Sources:
http://mentalfloss.com/article/32032/why-cant-you-put-metal-microwave

http://engineering.mit.edu/ask/why-can%E2%80%99t-we-put-metal-objects-microwave
http://gizmodo.com/what-actually-happens-when-you-put-metal-in-a-microwave-1569906393
http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/08/why-you-generally-shouldnt-put-metals-in-the-microwave/

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