Observed

  • (adj): Discovered or determined by scientific observation.
    Example: "No explanation for the observed phenomena"
    Synonyms: ascertained, discovered

Some articles on observed:

Glitch (astronomy)
... is a period of gradual recovery where the observed periodicity slows to a period close to that observed before the glitch ... These gradual recovery periods have been observed to last from days to years ...
Tocotrienols - No-observed-adverse-effect Level
... The authors estimated the no-observed-adverse-effect level (NOAEL) to be 120 mg per kg of body weight per day for males and 130 mg per kg of body weight per day for females ... Since effects on the blood components were observed in all cases with non-placebos, a no-observed-effect level (NOEL) could not be determined ...
Good–Turing Frequency Estimation - The Method
... Assume that X distinct species have been observed, numbered x = 1.. ... R, has elements that give the number of individuals that have been observed for species x ... example is the number of species for which only 1 individual was observed ...
Frictionless Plane - Other Scientific Applications
... about the properties of objects that have never been observed ... Similarly, no one has directly observed dark energy or captured any quantity of dark matter ... No one has observed a tiny string that was the indivisible foundation of all matter in the universe ...
Jeremiah Horrocks - Transit of Venus
... a telescope onto a piece of paper, where the image could be safely observed ... The weather was cloudy, but he first observed the tiny black shadow of Venus crossing the Sun on the paper at about 315 pm, and observed for half an hour until sunset ... The 1639 transit was also observed by his friend and correspondent, William Crabtree, from his home in Broughton, near Manchester ...

Famous quotes containing the word observed:

    “To my thinking” boomed the Professor, begging the question as usual, “the greatest triumph of the human mind was the calculation of Neptune from the observed vagaries of the orbit of Uranus.”
    “And yours,” said the P.B.
    Samuel Beckett (1906–1989)

    I have observed in foolish awe
    The dateless mid-days of the law
    And seen indifferent justice done
    By everyone on everyone.
    Edwin Muir (1887–1959)

    Jarndyce and Jarndyce drones on. This scarecrow of a suit, has, in course of time, become so complicated that no man alive knows what it means. The parties to it understand it least; but it has been observed that no two Chancery lawyers can talk about it for five minutes, without coming to total disagreement as to all the premises.
    Charles Dickens (1812–1870)