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Which brand of popcorn pops the fastest?
Question Date: 2010-03-04
Answer 1:

I hope you are doing fine. We are glad to answer to science questions, but we do not know anything about porcorn brands. I am sending you an answer related to your question. I suggest you to find out an answer for your question by trying an experiment with different brands of popcorns, heating them in the microwave and measuring the time they take to pop.

Popcorn pops because the water in it is heated by the microwave and turns to steam, which takes up more volume than water, and thus forces out the kernel. The less water there is, the quicker the microwave will heat it up, but the less violently it will pop when it does because there will be less steam. I have no idea which brands have different kinds of corn, though.

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