According to something I read, Darth Plagueis was working on a project to make a kid be born from the midiclhorians without the need of a father. It appears that yes Anakin was the result of that project.
"Turn me, Dooku. I beg you. Show me the greatness of the dark side." - Yoda to Dooku
Anyone have a link that this information is canon? From my understanding there's no canon explanation for his birth (other that he was conceived by the midi-chlorians themselves as foretold by the Jedi prohecy explain in AOTC)....but of course I may be wrong.
well, it hasnt been confirmed, but it is what most star wars fans believe. But it was actually sidius who did, when he stole his masters project. Also when qui-gon asks shmi in episode 1 she said that there was no father and one day she was suddenly pregnant. So it is very likely