Vincenzo Carbone– Università della Calabria, Cosenza
Since the early ‘500, the problem of turbulence in fluid flows has been posed to the attention of scientists. Although a lot of efforts have been devoted to solve the problem, both from a mathematical and physical point of view, some basic aspect of turbulent fluid flows yet remains somewhat wrapped in mystery. The advent of space flights and high performance computers provided a lot of new experimental evidences and, in some sense, further complications in the theory. The talk provides an up to date short review of this last unsolved problem of classical physics.
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