The Board discussed this last week (HERE).
Researchers believe they discovered the signal in space that must have occurred just fractions of a second after the Big Bang.
The New York Times has an in-depth piece about the theory and the BICEP2 team on the South Pole "seeing" the radio waves dating 13.8 billion years ago.
Dr. Alan Guth is credited with the theory of "inflation," which explains why the universe expanded so quickly and uniformly. The idea that the cosmos experienced an exponential growth spurt in its first trillionth, of a trillionth of a trillionth of a second would seem to be confirmed by this discovery.