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.


On Writing: Art of Darkness
This incredible, short piece by Pico Iyer captures some of the heavy psychological burdens of creativity. Indeed, many of my literary
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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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Norway, the Slow Way
An excellent travel story about Norway from The New York Times with a final destination in Kirkenes, a tiny border-town north
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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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James Geurts’ Work at Zhulong Isn’t Merely Large in Scale, It’s Global
At first glance, the work of James Geurts may not be what you expect to see at Zhulong Gallery. The relatively
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Mr. Universe. Lonely Hearts and Einstein in Love: The Personal Side of Science
Mr. Universe. Lonely Hearts and Einstein in Love: The Personal Side of Science is a feature-length profile of former New
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Inside)(Outside: A guide to Dallas performance art for the uninitiated
A woman is lying on the floor of an 8th St loft space in Oak Cliff like a sacrifice, seemingly possessed. Streams of
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Quantum Diaries blogs narrative physics
Quantum Diaries, don’t judge too quickly – there’s real substance to this site: “This project is not just
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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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Dragon Street’s Zhulong Gallery is a beacon for new media art
Zhulong Gallery, with its glass façade and dragon shaped gallery space, aims to be a new force in the Dallas
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Out of the Loop’s star Diana Sheehan on the festival, living in Texas and Gertrude Lawrence
Diana Sheehan is an award-winning actress and singer who relocated to Dallas five years ago and found herself following a
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Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference
Every July writers come from all over the U.S. to join the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference. See themayborn.com for more
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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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A Covenant Running with the Land
The City of Denton implements new building codes for large complexes like Rayzor Ranch so water washing over acres of
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Out of the fiery couldron, a writer emerges
When you find that every cell in your body is motivated toward story-telling— as George says, “stories no one else
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Jackson Lears on Sam Harris
My assignment was to read 85% of the articles in The Best American Science Writing of 2013 and then try to
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Annual Report nearly kills grad students
This is the thing. That thing that kept me up all night long. It was created by myself and my
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Center and Main: The intersection at the center of a writer
CenterandMain.org is a website for writers, for Texas and for Texas writers, as well as anyone familiar with the kind
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