Relativity and Cosmology

   

Energy is Conserved in General Relativity

Authors: Philip Gibbs

Since the early days of relativity the question of conservation of energy in general relativity has been a controversial subject. There have been many assertions that energy is not exactly conserved except in special cases, or that the full conservation law as given by Noether’s theorem reduces to a trivial identity. Here I refute each objection to show that the energy conservation law is exact, fully general and useful.

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