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What does metal REALLY do in a microwave?

We’ve all made the silly mistake of leaving a fork on a plate when we put it in the microwave. We hear the zap and see the sparks shooting around, and quickly pull the fork out before something worse happens. What do you think is going on when we see that? What’s the science behind it and is it really that harmful?

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