Guy Montag lives in a world where a fireman's job is to make fires instead of putting them out. Based on the Ray Bradbury novel, Fahrenheit 451 takes place in a media-obsessed society where no book is safe from the flames as people are tasked with the job to burn every book on the planet. Starring Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon the film is scheduled for release May 19, 2018, on HBO.
At the University of Arizona, the Giant Magellan Telescope is under construction. Using seven 27-foot-tall mirrors ground to within one-thousandth of an inch, it will be the largest optical telescope in the world once completed. Astronomer Patrick McCarthy describes the what it takes to make the mirrors and what the telescope will be capable of when it's installed at it's permanent home in Chile.