Microwaves are a type of electromagnetic radiation.
History and specificsEdit
In the year 2372, microwaves given off by the Pantera red giant blinded half of the Federation starship USS Samson's hull sensors. (TNG - Slings and Arrows eBook: A Sea of Troubles)
Dal Nortron died from lethal exposure to microwave radiation. (DS9 - Millennium novel: The Fall of Terok Nor)