Huge wildfire damages largest Australian observatory
January 14, 2013, 5:40 p.m. by Miriam Kramer
A massive wildfire caused significant damage to the Siding Spring Observatory, Australia's largest optical observatory, with no casualties or injuries.
Australia grapples with bushfires fueled by record-breaking heat [Photos]
January 9, 2013, 10:48 a.m. by Catie Leary
In the midst of a major heat wave in Australia, thousands of firefighters are battling bushfires ravaging New South Wales and Tasmania.
Forget the Mayan apocalypse: 6 real threats facing the U.S.
December 21, 2012, 9:40 a.m. by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
You should be worrying landslides and hurricanes, not secret planets hidden behind the sun.