If you want to be a millionaire, there are easy ways and there are hard ways to achieve your goal. Solving any one of the Millenium Problems is a guaranteed way to earn $1 million, but it's also probably the hardest possible option for earning the money.
What Are the Millenium Problems?
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How Close Are We to Solving Them?
Explanation of the Poincaré Conjecture from Numberphile
Key Facts In This Video
The Poincaré conjecture was picked by the Clay Institute in 2000 as one of eight of math’s biggest unanswered questions. 00:00
Henri Poincaré posed the Poincaré conjecture: you can have an object with no holes, is finite, and can be made into a sphere in a variety of dimensions. 02:20
The Fields Medal is like the math equivalent of the Nobel Prize. 05:47
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