Brian Schmidt, an astrophysicist from the Australian National University has just been named a joint Nobel science prize winner in a field of science that can really do your head in, particularly if you are a kind of person that likes to ask questions like.... How did the Universe start? Where is it going and what will happen in the future? All your concerns about the meaning of life and the universe as it is currently understood can be found HERE
The Australian National Film and Sound Archives recently released this snapshot of Cairns in the 1960's. Locals will easily pick out the free license to make stuff up by the film maker which makes it even more entertaining. But one thing is for sure, life in the Far North has certainly changed since 1964.