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A New Experiment With RaE

Ricardo L. Carezani
Year: 1988
Keywords: RaE electron energy deposited in a calorimeter check special relativity-neutrino against autodynamics theory
The classic discrepancy between a calorimetric measurement of the total decay energy of RaE (210/83 Bi) and the kinetic energy calculated to be available by special relativity from the element's beta decay velocity spectrum led to Pauli's postulate of the neutrino. A new experiment is proposed in which a calorimetric measurement can be used to judge the validity of the kinetic energy formula of special relativity, independent of the existence of neutrinos.