Correspondent for the Swiss daily NZZ (New York, UN, West Coast, Science and Technology). New York City (Manhattan, UWS). George G Szpiro.
Sir Walter Raleigh simply wanted to know the best and most efficient way to pack cannonballs in the hold of his ship. In 1611, German astronomer Johannes Kepler responded with the obvious answer: by piling them up the same way that grocers stack oranges or melons. GEORGE G.