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140-year-old Boltzmann equation solved

  1. May 13, 2010 #1
    I've never heard of this before. Maybe I should learn more physics:

    http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/...year-old-boltzmann-equation-gaseous-behaviors

    http://www.pnas.org/content/107/13/5744.abstract?sid=08ced618-f372-4c0d-a80c-64786d92c3ff
     
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  3. May 14, 2010 #2
    Thats great!
     
  4. May 14, 2010 #3
    Quite a remarkable achievement. Just another example of how PDEs have changed mathematics.
     
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