The Kepler Conjecture
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|Thomas C. Hales, Samuel P. Ferguson|
|The authors claim to have proved the Kepler Conjecture, that no packing of equal-sized spheres in space can have greater density than that of the face-centered-cubic packing. The full proof is included in over 250 pages of postscript format, with in addition background, history, popular and academic articles, and software tools used in the proof.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College, Research|
|Resource Types:||Articles, Mathematica, General Software Miscellaneous, Web Interactive/Java|
|Math Topics:||Order/Lattices, Convex/Discrete Geometry, Higher-Dimensional Geometry|
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