“Matter, energy, and spacetime are all emergent constructs which arise out of the fundamental framework that is the vacuum energy state.”
— Read on patents.google.com/patent/US10144532B2/en
Yes, this 2018 active U.S. Navy patent in part represents the new era of deep space travel. What a perfect example of innovation acceleration, out of some necessity, as humanity should expand and explore the universe while cleaning up this planet.
Nikola Tesla is the originator of modern quantum vacuum engineering, which draws upon electrostatic and electromagnetic energy.
I highly recommend reading this patent article, as it clearly and beautifully explains concepts and craft.
And I don’t know about you, but this represents a couple of fantasies coming true for me:
And while I’m on the topic, here’s a system of quantum tunnels / wormholes I imagined:
Others are imagining and making the same or similar because these things are clearly coming into being.
In conclusion, the arts & sciences are fundamentally and inextricably connected, springing from the same source. Philosophy and numbers are both important. The material is made of the spiritual, and the patent paper does a great job of explaining that scientifically yet plainly.