Yes, that apple does fall a bit far from the "General Theory of
Relativity" tree. Removal of "heat" itself will cause loss of "weight".
E=mc^2 applies to all energy. Accordingly, a hot brick weighs more than
an otherwise equivalent cold one. The suggested experiment is doomed to
failure from the outset. And lest it be overlooked, one should avoid the
confusion of mass with weight.
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