On Sun, Jun 17, 2001 at 06:58:03PM +0100, Roger Burton West wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 17, 2001 at 06:52:04PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote:
>
> >Ok, now how can you distribute N points around the origin in _3_ dimensions,
> >again all of them at the same distance from the origin? Obviously
> >there will be an imaginary sphere again, but where do you put the points.
Neat question for a Sunday evening: I've been wondering about that for a
while.
> Best general treatment of this I've seen is at
> http://www.math.niu.edu/~rusin/known-math/index/spheres.html
>
and that page also has a link to "Easy method for a fairly good point
distribution " at http://www.math.niu.edu/~rusin/known-math/97/spherefaq
An excellent site.
--
Chris Benson