If you (or anyone, for that matter) have a valid hypothesis worth study, then by all means bring it up! Any real scientist worth their salt would jump at the opportunity to explore a heretofore unknown theory.
Laughable. Science today is about getting funding for the next project. Going on an adventure to explore unknown theories is a fairy tale.
I had the rare misfortune of being one of the first people to try and implement a PL/1 compiler. -- T. Cheatham