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Stories by Bora Zivkovic

Physics of sperm vs. the sperm whale

Video of the Week #113, October 11th, 2013: From: Physics Week in Review: September 28, 2013 by Jennifer Ouellette at Cocktail Party Physics.

October 11, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

Bora’s Picks (October 11th, 2013)

Seeing Maps of Sounds and Smells by Rose Eveleth: Jorge Louis Borges once described an empire that wanted to build a map. But the maps they had seen before were not precise enough.

October 11, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
The Smallest and Deadliest Kingslayer in the World

The Smallest and Deadliest Kingslayer in the World

Image of the Week #112 October 8th, 2013: From: The Smallest and Deadliest Kingslayer in the World by Becky Crew at Running Ponies. Source: GondwanaGirl Discovered and named in 2007, Malo kingi, also called the Common Kingslayer, is an extremely venomous, very small sea jelly.

October 8, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
Welcome the Popular Science blog network

Welcome the Popular Science blog network

This morning, the science blogging ecosystem just got bigger and better. More the merrier! Our friends at Popular Science just launched a brand new blog network.

October 8, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
Quick update: UNESCO Belgrade, and NYTimes

Quick update: UNESCO Belgrade, and NYTimes

I am in Belgrade, my hometown, participating in the First SEE Regional Science Promotion Conference October 2nd and 3rd, Belgrade, Serbia and the UNESCO South East European (SEE) Science Journalism School.

October 2, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
Fossil Fish Face

Fossil Fish Face

Image of the Week #111 September 30th, 2013: From: How Fossil Fish Make Front-Page News by Kalliopi Monoyios at Symbiartic. Source: Brian Choo Often the highest calling for an artist can be to describe humanity’s place in the world.

September 30, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

Bora’s Picks (September 27th, 2013)

Tibetan Uplift Fools Taxonomists: An Identity Crisis Solved by Anne-Marie Hodge: The Tibetan ground tit (Parus humilis) is a drab, unassuming little songbird.

September 27, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic