Earlier this month, 2014 HQ124 glided about 776,000 miles from Earth, or about three times the distance between our planet and the moon. It still got close enough for Earth-based radar to take some incredible shots of its surface.
Inside Higher Ed
No Funds for You The Department of Education withholds massive amounts of funding from “risky” colleges. It doesn’t have to tell us which ones.
What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of March 23, curated by Slate writers and editors.
Bad Alternatives When it comes to cancer treatment, do as Angelina Jolie does, not as she says.
Best Loss Ever A Duke-hating aficionado’s guide to the sweetest Blue Devils tournament defeats of all time.