Lasted edited by Andrew Munsey, updated on June 15, 2016 at 1:36 am.
The Casimir Effect takes place when two non magnetic plates are brought within about 4 microns of each other, the two plates will then spontaneously attract. It is an unexplained phenomenon (at least to my knowledge). Since there is no explaination for this effect that is why many scientists say it creates "something out of nothing," in other words there is an energy created from seemingly nothing. It is used in such free energy projects as John Hutchison's Crystalline Power Converter.
For a more in-depth description I recommend the wikipedia article on the Casimir Effect which can be found here: Casimir Effect
Capasso Group to Experiment with Levitation - The Capasso Group, for the first time, were able to measure a repulsive Casimir-Lifshitz interaction to create levitation of objects in nanomechanics. (Nature Jan. 2009)
Nanotechnology, the mysterious Casimir Force, and interstellar spaceships - Scientists have suggested that the quantum mechanics of something called the Casimir effect can be used to produce a locally mass-negative region of space-time, a phenomenon that theoretically could be used to stabilize a wormhole to allow faster than light travel. (Nanowerk Sept. 23, 2008)
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