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Navier-stokes equations

  1. Aug 12, 2009 #1
    Do the navier-stokes equations inlude the seven that have not been solved and, if you successfully solve them, you get a prize of $1 Million per equation?

    Thank you.
     
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  3. Aug 12, 2009 #2
    You need to satisfy one of the four statements in the prize description, basically proving whether a completely general solution exists in 3-dimensional flat or torus space (4 possibilities). I imagine you are referring to the seven problems, each of them awarded $1M. Actually, the Poincare conjecture (and much more) has been proven by Perelman but to my knowledge he was not awarded the prize, presumably because he did not publish in a peer-reviewed journal, but also possibly because he declined the Fields medal. So my guess is that only $6M remain for you.
     
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