Improved kissing numbers, by Kumar

“As an interesting by-product, we improve the kissing numbers in dimensions 25 through 31.”

— from the description of a talk to be given on Monday, March 7, 2011 at Northeastern University, by mathematician Abhinav Kumar (whose Erdös Number is 2 — a fact of interest to those interested in Erdös Numbers.

(Thanks to investigator Stanley Eigen for bringing it to our attention.)