An observer is one who engages in observation or in watching an experiment.

Observer may also refer to:

Computer science and information theory

  • In information theory, any system which receives information from an object
  • A state observer in control theory, a system that models a real system in order to provide an estimate of its internal state
  • Observer pattern, a design pattern used in computer programming
  • Fiction

  • Observer (Mystery Science Theater 3000), a fictional television character
  • Observers, beings in the television show Fringe
  • Music

  • "Observer", a song by Gary Numan on his album The Pleasure Principle
  • "The Observer", a track from The Flaming Lips' 1999 album The Soft Bulletin
  • The Observers, alternative name for reggae session band Soul Syndicate when working with Winston Holness (a.k.a. Niney the Observer).
  • Physics

  • Observer (physics)
  • Observer (special relativity)
  • Observer (general relativity)
  • Observer (quantum physics)
  • Observator (astronomy)
  • Politics and diplomacy

  • Observer status, granted by an organization to allow a non-member limited participation
  • Latest News for: Expert observer


    Two scientists win China's top sci-tech award

    People Daily 24 Jun 2024
    BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- Photogrammetry and remote sensing expert Li Deren and condensed matter physicist Xue Qikun, won China's top sci-tech award for year 2023 Monday ... in surveying and remote sensing for Earth observation....

    SUSTech president wins China’s top sci-tech award

    Shenzhen Daily 24 Jun 2024
    Also yesterday, it was announced that photogrammetry and remote sensing expert Li Deren was a winner of the 2023 State Preeminent Science and Technology Award. Li has dedicated his career to advancing China’s surveying and remote sensing capabilities for Earth observation....


    Beijing News 24 Jun 2024
    Li has dedicated his career to advancing China's capabilities in surveying and remote sensing for Earth observation. He is celebrated for his expert knowledge ......

    Indus Water Treaty: Pak Delegation In Jammu Along With Neutral Experts To Inspect Two Power Projects

    MENA FN 24 Jun 2024
    (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) Jammu- A Pakistani delegation arrived here on Sunday evening as part of Neutral Expert proceedings to inspect two hydroelectric power projects in Jammu and Kashmir under ... ....

    Analysis of data suggests homosexual behavior in other animals is far more common than previously thought

    Phys Dot Org 24 Jun 2024
    The researchers found that 76% of the studies mentioned observations of homosexual behavior, though they also noted that only 46% had collected data surrounding such behavior—and only 18.5% of those who had mentioned such behavior in their papers had focused their efforts on it to the extent of publishing work with homosexuality as it core topic....

    Focus | Two scientists win China's top sci-tech award

    Xinhua 24 Jun 2024
    BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- Photogrammetry and remote sensing expert Li Deren and condensed matter physicist Xue Qikun, won China's top sci-tech award for year 2023 Monday. Li has dedicated his career to advancing China's capabilities in surveying and remote sensing for Earth observation....

    Princess Anne

    The Daily Mail 24 Jun 2024
    Emergency services were sent to the estate and, after medical care at the scene, the princess was transferred to Southmead Hospital for appropriate tests, treatment and observation ... 'Her Royal Highness remains in Southmead Hospital, Bristol, as a precautionary measure for observation and is expected to make a full and swift recovery....

    New research uncovers hidden phenomena in ultra-clean quantum materials

    Phys Dot Org 24 Jun 2024
    Brahlek added, "An observation that stands out is the expectation that the number of electrons that carry electricity in a metal is independent of temperature and magnetic field ... "This can potentially give new insights into the true behavior of this class of materials and enables a comprehensive explanation of the phenomena measured and observed....

    The fuzzy science on whether your pet is actually good for you

    Popular Science 24 Jun 2024
    Few, if any, experts say Herzog is exactly wrong — at least about the science ... In many cases, the studies simply can’t determine whether pets cause the observed effect or are simply correlated with it. Where Herzog and some other experts have concerns is with the way those mixed results have been packaged and sold to the public....

    Hollywood Talks Big on Climate. But What Is It Really Doing?

    The Hollywood Reporter 24 Jun 2024
    It’s a key gathering for C-suite execs, government officials, policy experts and property owners who are thinking seriously about the practicalities of a sustainable future ... activities, “will be difficult to enforce, at least in the beginning,” observes Green Spark Group’s Harris....

    Ashura likely on July 17

    Urdu Point 23 Jun 2024
    Ashura, or Muharram 10, is likely to be observed on ......

    Elephant kills a US tourist pulling her out of vehicle in Zambia

    Madhyamam 23 Jun 2024
    ... elephant overturned the truck she was traveling, injuring five others.Following incident, Zambian authorities urged tourists to exercise extreme caution while observing wildlife.However, experts say that human deaths from encounters with elephants are rare....


    The Saratogian 23 Jun 2024
    James Bruchac, a renowned tracker, storyteller, and wilderness skills expert, will immerse participants of all ages in the world of tracking and nature observation ... Twice a month on a Monday, people can connect with like-minded people and observe the beauty of nature at Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park....

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