Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in At the Bottom of a Hole
by Larry Niven

Muller is a smuggler and a native of the asteroid belt - he's a Belter. He has a cargo of twenty kilos of pure north magnetic poles and is trying to get to Luna in his private ship. Chased by a government vessel, he is forced to land on Mars. His ship is not equipped to land on an airy planet with heavy gravity but manages to get down to the surface with a damaged ship.

Title derives from the fact that, to a Belter used to microgravity, going down towards high gravity planetary surface is like going into a (gravity) hole.

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

Rowbot Small Autonomous Farm Robot
   '...The tiny red glints of self-guided tractors.' - Larry Niven, 1966.

Once A Jolly Swagbot Camped By A Billabong
   Under the shade of a coolibah tree.

The Hands-Free Hectare
   Life on the farm - is changing toward the robotic...

CNH Industrial Autonomous Tractor Concept Video
   '...the tiny red glints of self-guided tractors.' - Larry Niven, 1966.

Multi-Robot Farming On Highly Sloped Land
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SpaceX Wants A Moonbase Alpha
re: L. Ron Hubbard

Vast Apartment Living Will Get Even More Vast
re: Louis Tucker

NASA Wants Self-Driving Or Remote-Controlled Vehicles For Lunar Astronauts
re: Stanley G. and Helen Weinbaum

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