Sapphire Clock awarded the prestigious 2018 Defence Science and Technology Eureka Prize
Congratulations to Sapphire Clock team for being awarded 2018 Defence Science and Technology Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia.
By combining two decades of pioneering research with cutting-edge engineering, the Sapphire Clock Team’s technology offers the potential for a step change in the performance of the Jindalee Over-The-Horizon Radar Network, a vital Australian defence asset. The Sapphire Clock offers a thousandfold improvement in timing precision, helping Australian defence agencies identify threats to the nation.
The Eureka Prizes is one of the biggest nights for Australian science and highlights all the incredible work coming out of Australia. Presented annually, the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes reward excellence in the fields of research & innovation, leadership, science engagement and school science. The winners were announced last night at the award dinner held in the Sydney Townhall.