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Review of the Onsager "Ideal Turbulence" Theory

@article{Eyink2018ReviewOT,
  title={Review of the Onsager "Ideal Turbulence" Theory},
  author={Gregory L. Eyink},
  journal={arXiv: Fluid Dynamics},
  year={2018}
}
  • G. Eyink
  • Published 6 March 2018
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Fluid Dynamics
In his famous undergraduate physics lectures, Richard Feynman remarked about the problem of fluid turbulence: "Nobody in physics has really been able to analyze it mathematically satisfactorily in spite of its importance to the sister sciences". This statement was already false when Feynman made it. Unbeknownst to him, Lars Onsager decades earlier had made an exact mathematical analysis of the high Reynolds-number limit of incompressible fluid turbulence, using a method that would now be… 
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