Why do metals bond in space?

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I was drinking a bottle of tea the other day, and I noticed the cap had a claim that two metals of the same type will stick together in space. Why is this?

Edit: "Why" do metals....

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Borek
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Or to a Casimir effect.

Even if it doesn't require two pieces of the same metal, actually any two objects will do.
 

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