The aftermath of the moment of creation is still with us today in the form of cosmic microwave background radiation. The Planck satellite has now mapped this in unprecedented detail.
Simon White Nearly three-and-a-half years after he first surfed The Right, former West Coast Eagle Phil Read admits he still has sleepless nights ahead of trips to the treacherously heavy wave off WA's South West.
Tim Elliott The government wanted her to resign. She refused. Meet Gillian Triggs, the president of the Australian Human Rights Commission.
Heath Aston Not a single person will be prosecuted for multiple voting at the 2013 federal election – even those who admitted to casting more than one ballot paper.
Noel Towell CPSU looking to make it all about Eric.
James Massola Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has directly contradicted Prime Minister Tony Abbott's scathing critique of Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs, heaping praise on the embattled professor and stressing the importance of getting children out of detention.
Lisa Cox The Abbott government's efforts to scale back the renewable energy target (RET) have set the industry back 12 years, a Senate estimates hearing has heard.
Brendan Foster The ceiling of a classroom at Medina Primary School has collapsed trapping one of the students.
Gareth Hutchens and Peter Martin The new Treasury secretary, John Fraser, has dismissed concerns that so-called 'austerity' measures are necessarily harmful to economies, saying Britain has done exceptionally well since its controversial austerity package was introduced a number of years ago
Firefighters remain at the scene of a bushfire in Casuarina and Anketell, which burnt through 132 hectares on Tuesday and threatened homes and lives.