Controversy and Consensus: Nuclear Beta Decay 1911–1934: by Carsten Jensen,Finn Aaserud,Helge Kragh,Erik Rüdinger,Roger

By Carsten Jensen,Finn Aaserud,Helge Kragh,Erik Rüdinger,Roger H Stuewer

In Twenties, an enduring controversy at the interpretation of nuclear beta spectrum arose among Lise Meitner and Charles Drummond Ellis. This controversy, and the reactions from the contending events whilst it used to be settled, replicate essentially the adaptation among the clinical groups in Berlin and Cambridge at the moment. The Meitner-Ellis controversy led to 1929, and it left an anomaly that attracted prime theoretical physicists. a brand new dispute, this time among Niels Bohr and Wolfgang Pauli, broke out. It involved the reason of the continuity of the first beta debris and ruled the discussions for the following 5 years. Pauli argued for a brand new particle, and Bohr for a brand new idea; either feedback have been radical steps, yet they mirrored alternative ways of doing physics.

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