Microwaved, hard-boiled eggs can explode. But the bang isnít the worst part.

Microwave ovens are often a fast way of warming food and have become a staple cooking appliance in both household kitchens and restaurants alike. If you have looked closely at the microwave's warnings or have experienced an accidental explosion, you know that certain foods pose a risk due to an increase in their internal pressure. Potatoes and hard-boiled eggs are among the most common culprits of potentially dangerous explosions. While both potatoes and eggs might explode, their mechanisms of bursting are different.

Microwaved, hard-boiled eggs can explode. But the bang isnít the worst part.

Microwaved eggs can explode with a loud, but probably not ear-splitting, bang when pierced.

Thu 7 Dec 17 from ScienceNews

Scientists Crack the Mystery of an Exploding Egg

Scientists had an explosive mystery on their hands. A man suing a restaurant claimed an egg he bit into detonated loudly enough to damage his hearing. Was this a legit complaint, or an attempt ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Discover Magazine

Superheated water makes microwaved eggs explode when you dig in

Be careful when nuking your breakfast. A hard-boiled egg reheated in the microwave can explode with a rush of steam and a sound as loud as a chainsaw

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Newscientist

Microwaved exploding eggs make for an unusual acoustic experiment

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Wed 6 Dec 17 from Phys.org

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Good news: A microwaved egg canít permanently damage your hearing

Science But it can totally explode in your face. A customer took a restaurant to court for burns and hearing damage after an egg exploded in their face, which is where scientists ...

Fri 8 Dec 17 from Popular Science

Why you should never microwave boiled eggs

Sound engineers from San Francisco-based firm Charles M. Salter Associates, explored the mechanism of exploding eggs as part of expert witness testimony (stock image).

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Daily Mail

BLAMMO! Everything Bad That Happens When You Bite an Exploding Egg

Don't try this at home

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Livescience

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