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'A vaporator sunk securely through sand and into deeper rock.' (Read
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|"what about Frank Herbert's dew collecotrs?"
( 11/10/2011 10:10:50 PM)
|"This is what Herbert had to say about chromoplastic dew collectors:
'"Each bush, each weed you see out there in the erg," she said, "how do you suppose it lives when we leave it? Each is planted most tenderly in its own little pit. The pits are filled with smooth ovals of chromoplastic. Light turns them white. You can see them glistening in the dawn if you look down from a high place. White reflects. But when Old Father Sun departs, the chromoplastic reverts to transparency in the dark. It cools with extreme rapidity. The surface condenses moisture out of the air. That moisture trickles down to keep our plants alive."'"
(Bill Christensen 11/10/2011 10:11:13 PM)
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