Tulane physicist awarded $8.2 million to precisely measure lifetime of the free neutron

Newswise — The Tulane University physics professor Fred Wietfeldt has been awarded an $8.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to build a new apparatus aimed at solving “one of the most important problems in physics today” — precisely measuring the lifetime of a free neutron. “Precision measurements of fundamental quantities such as … Read more