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There is still a problem with the question: you can have at most 4 points on a sphere that are equidistant from one another. You perhaps want each of n given points to be arranged on the sphere to be equidistant from some fixed number, perhaps 3, of the other points of the set. Another typical problem is to arrange the n points so that the average distance is as small as possible, or that the pattern is as regular as possible. Or perhaps you want a 2distance set, or a 3distance set. Anyway, I am not familiar with the problem (that you referred to) facing the Los Alamos scientists. Chris Jaroslaw, There is a real treasure trove of analyses here: Cheers,  


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