Maurice Goldhaber

Brookhaven Labs nuclear physicist whose 1957 "non-classical" neutrino experiment added evidence against a tensor interpretation for the beta interaction. Goldhaber served as Brookhaven's scientific director for many years.

Helicity of Neutrinos

M. Goldhaber, L. Grodzins, and A. W. Sunyar
Physical Review
Dec 11 1957

More experimental support for VA; He6 is an outlier.


In all formulations of β-decay theory no distinction is made between the neutrino emitted in orbital electron capture and that emitted in P+ decay.

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