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From Dune to Waterworld: Part I

24 Jul 2009, 11:21 UTC
From Dune to Waterworld: Part I USGS/NOAA
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Fire and Ice, Venus and Mars, are just beyond the limits of the Habitable Zone in our solar system. How might worlds turn out differently? Consider the science-fictional creations of Tenebra (Hal Clement) and Arrakis (Frank Herbert) – both orbit relatively close to their stars, Altair and Canopus, yet are strikingly different. Tenebra has retained [...]

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