Ryan Boyce

Never-before-seen meteor shower may light up Utah's sky Monday

Never-before-seen meteor shower may light up Utah's sky Monday

Ryan Boyce for KSL.com  |  Posted May 29 - 8:59 p.m.

Patience might pay off for stargazers Monday night, as a new meteor shower with the potential of lighting up the sky in a dramatic fashion may appear.
Small asteroid strikes Earth's atmosphere mere hours after its discovery

Small asteroid strikes Earth's atmosphere mere hours after its discovery

Ryan Boyce for KSL.com  |  Posted March 15 - 6:34 p.m.

An asteroid smaller than a GPS satellite but traveling at twice the speed impacted Earth's atmosphere above the Arctic Ocean Friday after being discovered only hours earlier.
How to 'star-hop' your way to view Comet Leonard this week

How to 'star-hop' your way to view Comet Leonard this week

Ryan Boyce for KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 7:35 p.m.

Follow the map drawn by a local astronomer to 2021's extraordinary comet.
The discovery of the 'Nephite Coin': A pioneer mystery

The discovery of the 'Nephite Coin': A pioneer mystery

Ryan Boyce for KSL.com  |  Posted July 29 - 9:01 p.m.

A "Nephite Coin" was discovered in the mid-1800s by Mormon pioneer Issac Chase. While it may be small, its story is global in scope.
Just passing by: What to expect from Asteroid Apophis

Just passing by: What to expect from Asteroid Apophis

Ryan Boyce for KSL.com  |  Posted March 2 - 2:33 p.m.

In eight years, taxes will be certain. Death from an impending asteroid? Not so much. Here's what scientists have to say about Asteroid Apophis.
The story behind Utah's lone surviving 'moon tree'

The story behind Utah's lone surviving 'moon tree'

Ryan Boyce for KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 15 - 2:02 p.m.

This tree has boldly gone where no trees — and few humans — have gone before.