Safer Bladeless Windmills Could One Day Dot the Countryside

Opponents of windmills cite the dangers the spinning blades post to birds, the risk of damage due to storms, and the maintenance required to keep all those moving parts running smoothly. But what if a windmill lacked blades and didn't move at all? That's the idea behind the Delft University of Technology's EWICON which … » 4/02/13 5:40pm 4/02/13 5:40pm