We are performing experiments with a  new global optimization algorithm based on clustering. While experimenting on the  sphere packing problem (the problem of placing N identical, non overlapping, spheres of maximum radius inside the unit cube) we discovered  5 new putative global optimal configuration (in the range between 80 and 120 spheres). We are still running experiments, but soon we will upload our solutions to the official repository www.packomania.com

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New results in sphere packing