This is basically to Orac. With the long thread that came down to a question of the conservation of energy I had a question pop into my head. First: I fully believe that conservation of energy is real, that is not my question.

My question. Is there any current research to prove the conservation of energy? Obviously most scientists just assume that it is true and use it in their research. Then if there was an anomaly that they couldn't explain except by a failure of conservation of energy they might very tentatively suggest that it had happened. That would be a very unlikely event.

But there are people out there who are working on all kinds of strange things and I thought there might be somebody still working on demonstrating conservation in ever finer detail.

Bill Gill

C is not the speed of light in a vacuum.
C is the universal speed limit.