c. May 31 - the planetoid90377 Sedna is expected to reach its perihelion, its closest point to the Sun. It is expected to reach a distance of 76 AU, or 76 times the average distance Earth is from the Sun. Sedna has a highly elliptical orbit, thus it is difficult to locate —at its aphelion, it reaches a distance of about 942 AU. This date is subject to adjustment as Sedna's orbit is still being refined.
The Nickleodeon cartoon series My Life as a Teenage Robot takes place in 2072. This is determined when title character Jenny reveals she was activated five years previously, prompting her friend Brad to ask if that meant she did not remember Super Bowl 100.
In a Mad episode, on a skit of Dear Reaper, it is occurred to the Grim Reaper that Joey, the boy who sent the Reaper a letter asking what to buy for Joey's parents' anniversary, will die on November 14, 2071.
In the movie Looper, time travel has been invented by 2074, but immediately outlawed.
The sci-fi series "Continuum" has a storyline that takes place in 2077.
In the Fallout series of video games, the bulk of a Sino-American war takes place in the 2070s, and its climax, a "Great War" that starts the Apocalypse, two hours of nuclear war that led to the devastation of Earth, takes place on October 23, 2077.
The 2011 computer game Anno 2070 takes place in the year 2070, predicting that the sea level raised dangerously.
In the Trinity role-playing game, 2070 marked the end of The Great Crash-a period of history that began in the year 2061. During this crash, millions of people died, half the world's arable land became infertile, the world's financial and ecological resources became drained, and the world economy collapsed. Conflict erupts after 2070 between nations, the Comm crunch hits, and the Urban schism occurs. Orbital expansion is attempted to revitalize the world.
The 4th Edition of Shadowrun takes place in the 2070s.