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Searching for singularities in the Navier–Stokes equations


Despite much effort, the question of whether the Navier–Stokes equations allow solutions that develop singularities in finite time remains unresolved. Terence Tao discusses the problem, and possible routes to a solution.

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Tao, T. Searching for singularities in the Navier–Stokes equations. Nat Rev Phys 1, 418–419 (2019).

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