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The Millennium problems

  1. May 17, 2007 #1
    Hi,
    Does anyone know about the Seven Millennium problems, if yes can any one explain to me the yang mills theory, navier stokes equation and the poincare conjucture in great detail:smile:
     
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  3. May 17, 2007 #2
    I recommend you read: Keith J. Devlin - The Millennium Problems

    Some of them are pretty much taken but if you solve the other ones it's a million a pop. :smile:

    The latest one solved is the Poincaré conjecture using surgery procedures with a difference on Ricci flows. Grigori Perelman came up with that, but Ricci flow came from Richard Hamilton.

    See also the Clay Mathematics Institute
     
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  4. May 17, 2007 #3

    Gib Z

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    Yes get a book. Explain those is great detail to you? I swear this is some kind of joke lol.
     
  5. May 17, 2007 #4
    I swear you are some kind of a joke. He didn't say in detail, so it's a fair call.
     
  6. May 17, 2007 #5
    Actually he did, so the second part of my post can die.
     
  7. May 17, 2007 #6

    HallsofIvy

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    But you are going to leave the insult?
     
  8. May 17, 2007 #7
    I think he said it jokingly...
     
  9. May 17, 2007 #8
    Yeah I did.
    How about "my whole post can die".
     
  10. May 17, 2007 #9

    Office_Shredder

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    yangs mill theorem:

    Given a paper mill that prints ying yang water-marked rice paper with a water wheel that has radius r, paddle size x by y, in a river whose flow is described by a differential equation of third order wrt position in the river, how many pieces of paper can it churn out an hour?
     
  11. May 18, 2007 #10

    Curious3141

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    None. The mill didn't comply with the city's Feng Shui code, so it was closed down. :biggrin:
     
  12. May 18, 2007 #11
    Actually I have a slightly more serious question regarding the Yang Mills problem. What type of mathematician will most likely solve it? i.e. a pure mathematician or a mathematical physicist? If the former an analyst, topologist or an algebracist?
     
  13. May 18, 2007 #12
    Well, who can say really, but it is a problem in mathematical physics...
     
  14. May 26, 2007 #13

    mathwonk

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    actually i have solved 5 of them, but the word length limit here prohibits me from posting the solutions. And since I care nothing for fame, I also decline to submit them for refereeing. I may include them in coded form in my next comic book.
     
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  15. May 26, 2007 #14
    Have you considered donating the proofs to charity? There are mathematicians around the world starving for theorems, adopt a mathematician.
     
  16. May 26, 2007 #15

    Chris Hillman

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    This reminds me of the ship that didn't sink with Hardy :wink:
     
  17. May 28, 2007 #16

    Office_Shredder

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    mathwonk, I looked through your comic book, and only three of those proofs are correct. In particular, you twice state the Miller-CoorsTheorem with incorrect hypothesis
     
  18. May 28, 2007 #17

    mathwonk

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    yes, i keep forgetting, is it less taste? or more filling?
     
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