Links Related to the World of Terra Ignota

In the years between starting to write these novels and their long-awaited publication, many news items have come my way (often sent by friends who read the manuscript) about little advances in the real world that parallel things I imagined in my world-building. Here are some of the most fun, with my notes in parentheses of whatTerra Ignota world-building element they relate to. With the exception of the Mojave spaceport (which is what Apollo Mojave is named for) these are all developments which were sent to me well after I had invented parallel things for my imagined future: