If hydroponics is growing plants in a liquid of controlled PH and nutrient levels without the use of soil, well aeroponics does the same but without the use of the liquid. Instead, a fine mist is sprayed on your greenary under the warming glow of LED lights such as in this Broto future plant pot.
The mist still contains everything your plant needs and this design by Gabriela Mombach nicely demonstrates how a self contained unit could sit on your kitchen window sill growing basil and thyme and such. Alternatively you culd have a much larger one growing another kind of house plant in the basement where the helicopters can’t see them.
(via Hacked Gadgets)