On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 12:01:05AM +0100, Chris Benson wrote:
>Mmmm, so if there are 3 water lilies with circular leaves, what is the
>largest they can grow on the surface of a sphere without overlap?
>On a circle it's easy to see it's just less than the radius of the
>circle. Not so easy with a sphere.
Looks like evenly-spaced around the equator. With only three points,
they'll _have_ to be coplanar by definition. And, of course, a belt
of n points around the equator is "even spacing", but doesn't look good...