science journalist and photographer Amelia Jaycen


Amelia Jaycen is a journalist covering physics, energy, materials, engineering and ocean technology.

You’ll find articles across the spectrum of Arctic research, climate change, energy, technology and more.


From the Seafloor to the Drugstore: Inventor Amy Wright on Marine Natural Products
Those were the glory days. Amy Wright would plop down into the seat inside a giant acrylic dome to be submerged
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X-Ray Vision: Berkeley’s High-Speed Electrons Fuel Atomic-Scale Science
BERKELEY, California—A group of eager writers attending the World Conference of Science Journalists 2017 stood on an upper platform at Berkeley’s Advanced Light
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The Dawn of Gallium Oxide Microelectronics
WASHINGTON, D.C., February 6, 2018– Silicon has long been the go-to material in the world of microelectronics and semiconductor technology.
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Deep Dive into Engineering the World’s Most Advanced ROV System
In August 2017 a research group led by explorer and philanthropist Paul G. Allen used ultra-high-tech underwater equipment to locate
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From Dinosaurs to Data Networks: Texas and the Arctic in the Anthropocene
“Report from the Top of the World!” The flier caught my attention immediately. The U.S. Embassy in Oslo and the
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The Father of Artificial Intelligence: Remembering Marvin Minsky
Marvin Minsky, computing pioneer, cognitive scientist, and a founding father of artificial intelligence known for his relentless ambition and forward
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Augmenting NASA’s Mars Simulation for the Health of Astronauts
Eight-thousand, two-hundred feet above sea level on the northern slope of Mauna Loa in a place surrounded by the barren, lava-rock
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Coding: The Creative Medium of Our Time
Ira Greenberg treats himself like a computer. His is the art + science of using coding as a paintbrush and exploring
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The Most Pressing Problem in VR
If you’re following VR, you’re probably hearing a lot about presence. But what is it? The definition is elusive. Presence
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A Delicate Dance between East and West
This BBC report live from Kirkenes in the High North of Norway talks about Russia-NATO relations, hundreds of refugees on
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The History Behind Texas Coal Power
ANDERSON — Straddling a dammed-up creek 20 miles east of College Station squats the Gibbons Creek Steam Electric Station, a
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Embodied Information Behavior, Mixed Reality, and Big Data
Professor Ruth West, together with two students and a University of Tasmania collaborator, published in the proceedings of the SPIE,
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Landfill Gas and Biogas Symposium
The Landfill Gas and Biogas Symposium March 16-19, 2015 in New Orleans will give biomass managers a chance to assess
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Not a lot of thanks-giving after OPEC’s Nov. 27 meeting
End-of-year Company Update Dec. 2, 2014 — The world’s largest publicly traded energy company is weathering the storm of falling
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IPCC Climate Change Report makes a strong case for change
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Nov. 2 issued its Synthesis Report – a combination three IPCC Working Group reports, which IPCC
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UNT library opens creative “Factory” with 3-D printing, scanning, robotics, Google Glass
“The Factory has eight printers for standard printing needs and a large format printer; a Raspberry Pi, a computer no
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Ebola
Ebola coming to America has been called a “situation,” a “crisis” and a “scare,” among other things. Here’s a 4-minute
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Vexed by Earthquakes, Texas Calls in a Scientist
“Surely the seismologist – this man of science, highly educated and blessed with good ol’ boy roots in West Texas
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Digital Frontiers 2014 brings digital scholarship to North Texas
“Digital Frontiers is a project to explore innovation and collaboration across disciplinary boundaries in the arena of public humanities and
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Masters of the Universe and other characters from the heart of Texas in July
In blistering Texas summer heat, the Mayborn Tribe gathers each summer in north Texas to talk about the craft, learn
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Permafrost thaw cracks urban infrastructure, students dig in
Students from Russia, U.S., Norway, Germany, Italy, China and U.K. arrived this week in Norilsk, Russia where they will spend two weeks
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“You can’t breathe in air with 7,000 micrograms of sulfur dioxide.”
Russia’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology on Tuesday told representatives of
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N-ICE: Studying Arctic ice from cradle to grave
When spring 2015 approaches, sun spilling the landscape will find a group of scientists adrift at sea on “RV Lance”
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Climate change study heats up Arctic soil
Students from Russia, U.S., Norway, Germany, Italy, China and U.K. arrived this week in Norilsk, Russia where they will spend two weeks
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Barents Summer School brings researchers face-to-face with local leaders
Twenty-four Ph.D. students including Norwegian, Russian, Finnish and Swedish students, some of them representing the Sami population, and one student
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Minister of fisheries goes king crab fishing on Fish Nation tour
Minister of Fisheries Elisabeth Aspaker went on her first king crab fishing trip in Bugøynes Saturday for the conclusion of
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Information about food. That’s Feed Denton.
A local upstart reaching people by combining the power of information with food news in Denton, Texas. Also, see research from Feed
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Thin Line Film Fest expands with 100 films, music, photo contest coming soon
When Josh Butler took an energetic leap of faith toward his dream, he didn’t exactly land on his feet. It
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