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An exact solution for the Navier-Stokes?

  1. Jan 30, 2014 #1
    source:
    http://ru-facts.com/news/view/30934.html
    I understand the source means to say Mujtarbay Otelbayev has found a solution to Navier-Stokes equations. The only reference I've found is the article itself (in Russian), so I don't understand a word...
    http://www.math.kz/images/journal/2013-4/Otelbaev_N-S_21_12_2013.pdf

    Is this an existence statement, or a constructive way to obtain solutions?
     
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  3. Jan 30, 2014 #2

    boneh3ad

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    I believe the jury is still out on exactly what Dr. Otelbayev's solution represents and whether or not it qualifies for the Millennium Prize. Since the paper is 100+ pages and in Russian, it will probably take a bit of time to translate into other languages for the international community to fully appreciate its significance. It should be interesting to watch the progress of that effort though.
     
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