Packing of Equal O-Spheres

@article{Griffith1962PackingOE,
  title={Packing of Equal O-Spheres},
  author={J. Griffith},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1962},
  volume={196},
  pages={764-765}
}
SMALLEY1 has recently proposed the problem of determining the density of O-spheres distributed randomly on a line and has given some Monte Carlo estimates. In this communication I largely solve this problem, so far as the expectation of the density is concerned. 
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