“Planet Dune” Discovered? Stephen Fung February 22, 2007 Two extra-solar gas giant planets show no evidence of water in their atmosphere. One can’t help but think of Frank Herbert’s planet Arrakis in his space epic Dune. Contrary to predictions, two planets orbiting distant stars show no signs of water and other simple compounds; dark clouds or haze may hide them. Source: Scientific American Share This With The World!