chiark writes "Remember Steorn? Free energy for all, coming soon, and a gauntleted slap around the face to the physics establishment: "come be our jury, and prove us right or wrong". Well, 2 years' later, the jury's verdict is in and it's not the validation Steorn were hoping for: Steorn's attempts to demonstrate the claim have not shown the production of energy. Steorn could accept this and move on, or rebut this. Guess which approach they took?"