September 3, 2650 : The distance between Mars and the Earth will reach a remarkable new minimum of 55,651,582.118 km. It will be a slightly closer encounter by perihelic opposition (by 37,000 km) than the previous one of the August 28, 2287. The following closer encounter will be on September 8, 2729.
Jerzy ?u?awski's classic trilogy of novels The Lunar Trilogy are set in the 27th century in which a race of moon dwarves search for a route back to Earth through spiritual enlightenment. Written in 1901-1911, the trilogy is one of the greatest works of Polish science fiction.
Roberto Bolaño in his novel Los Detectives Salvajes, through one of the main characters, Cesarea Tinajero (original founder of the real visceralismo poetry society) envisions the 27th century as a time when some dark events will happen in the north of Mexico. In 2666, Bolaño's last novel, he describes hundreds of rapes and murders in the north of Mexico, most likely linked with the events written in Los Detectives Salvajes.
In the video game series Wing Commander, the Terran Confederation, following five years of raids against their shipping by the Kilrathi, officially declares war on July 5, 2634. The war continues until 2669, with the Confederation emerging as the victor. In 2681 the insectoid enemy Nephilim appear and war breaks out, with the Confederation again the victor. The events detailed in the games take place from the mid to late 27th century.
Most of the F-Zero series, one of Nintendo's video game franchises, take place during the early 27th century.
In The End of Eternity by Isaac Asimov (1955), it is in the late 27th century that the researches of Jan Verdeer and the mathematician Antoine Lefebvre realize the exploitation of "temporal field" technology some three centuries after its mysterious empirical discovery by an eccentric inventor in the 24th. Temporal engineers could now generate a field of "physiotime", or Eternity, a realm outside of normal time, large enough to enclose men and equipment, and use it to reach into the future. This, coupled with the discovery that they could secretly alter the course of human events without affecting themselves, enables their control over the next 69,973 centuries of human history.
Arthur (TV series) The Secret Origin of Supernova is set in the year 2612.
In the Futurama episode "When Aliens Attack", Leela states that in the early 2600s the State of New York elected a super villain as governor. He spent most of his time stealing famous world monuments and even added his face to Mt. Rushmore. Also, in the episode "A Big Piece of Garbage", the Professor says that in 2620, astronomers renamed Uranus "Urectum" to end "the stupid Uranus joke once and for all". Also, in 2636, Mars University is founded on the planet Mars.
In Fringe's fifth-season episode "The Boy Must Live", the character Windmark time travels to Manhattan in the year 2609, depicted as a bleak, dystopian world populated by an evolved race of highly intelligent but emotionless humans deemed "the Observers" by the show's protagonists.