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Red Dwarf Stars Might Be Best Places to Discover Alien Life

Red dwarfs are the most common type of star in the universe, and nearly every one of these stars may have a planet located in its habitable zone where life has the best chance of existing, a new study concludes.

This discovery may increase the chances that alien life could exist elsewhere in the cosmos, researchers say. They detailed their findings in the International Journal of Astrobiology.

Red dwarfs, also known as M dwarf stars, are up to 50 times dimmer than the Sun and are just 10 to 20 percent as massive. They make up to 70 percent of the stars in the universe.

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Leto Atreides II, God Emperor of Dune by Gorrem

This character is a little deeper into the story; about the fourth book Leto becomes a God. He is an immortal who can see into the future, and using his power has taken control of the known universe by— guess what?— controlling the Spiceeeeee! Unfortunately as a side effect he has mutated in a hideous worm creature and can no longer have relations with women. If you’re getting a uncomfortably pornographic vibe from this, just ride with it. Dune is about conquering giant worms, what kind of metaphor do you think that is?! 

I wanted a design that fell in line with his description from the books, but I did take liberties to make a more impacting silhouette. With all my dune concepts, I try not to over-design these characters because they’re so classic and influential. That being said, all my adjustments are to benefit describing the character out of context for people who might not know the story and still get a feeling for what they’re about. I have recorded most of the process of his painting throughout several videos on my livestream channel if you’re interested: www.livestream.com/gorrem

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