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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby Scorbie » January 3rd, 2014, 10:03 pm

Two small c/2 spaceships in rule B0124/S12346 (I think it is omitted by mistake in D.Eppstein's site.)

x = 6, y = 14, rule = B0124/S12346
2b3o2$6o2$2b3o5$2b3o$o$b5o$o$2b3o!
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby Scorbie » January 4th, 2014, 6:48 am

A p200, 7c/40 replicator in a band of with 6. It seems like a failed pulsar(if you draw two copies in a band of with 12) at first, but it makes complex behaviors after a few generations, and eventually replicates.
( I didn't know which thread to put this post on, in the case you consider this as CGOL...)
x = 3, y = 3, rule = B3/S23:T0,6
3o$obo$3o!


It can be made into agars if you put one or two of the replicators in bounded grids. I've only tried two replicators having the same phase and y-position, and it all works in T(18, 19, 20, 21, 24), 6, with various periods.

A beehive puffer based on the replicator:

x = 16, y = 5, rule = B3/S23:T0,6
bobo2bobo$o2bo9b3o$o8bo3bobo$o2bo9b3o$bobo2bobo!


Incidentally, the same pattern is also a replicator in Highlife (of course, in a band of width 6). It's much simpler; speed 3c/11, period 11. Rule B37/S23 makes a mess.
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby towerator » January 9th, 2014, 2:03 pm

Scorbie: Actually, It is already known. But cheers, I doubt it was known to work in highlife.
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby MattA » February 2nd, 2014, 3:38 am

While experimenting with the "Coral" rule (B 3/ S 45678) and the fade rule, it appears that if the fadeout is set below about 43 iterations, that the automaton dies out rather quickly. Above that level it remains active but doesn't settle into a static pattern. With the fade rule off, the same rule tends to evolve into a static pattern with some repeating elements. I am hypothesizing that the fade rule has the ability to change the class of at least some subset of cellular rules . Unmodified Coral seems to fit the definition of a class 2 automaton. Under the fade rule, it seems to take on a behaviour pattern more like a class 3 or possibly 4, and with a small enough fade setting becomes class 1.

The "Fade" rule I am referring to is simply a maximum lifespan imposed on active cells. Similar effects occur in the Maze rule (B3/S12345), and others.
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby MattA » February 4th, 2014, 1:42 am

This one involves Game of Life, but also includes another rule. In an automaton full of Game of Life, the simple expedient of adding a single line of cells that simply blink on and off every other generation adds a large amount of activity and complex structure. I call it the "Glider Bomb"

See it here: http://lincolncybernetics.com/cellular-theatre/2013/9/23/glider-bomb-color
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby MattA » February 5th, 2014, 4:23 am

All the rules in this one are Game of Life, technically, but I am doing something unorthodox with it. Cellular Explorer (the free/open source cellular automaton editor I'm working on) includes an option to run cells pseudo-asynchronously. It is called the "Maturity" option and cells with maturity 1 calculate a new state every generation, maturity 2 every other generation, maturity 3 every three generations, and so on. I wanted to see what happens when Game of Life is alternated in a checker-board pattern with Life cells at maturity 2. I call the result "Boom and Bust".

See it in action here: http://lincolncybernetics.com/cellular-theatre/2013/11/3/boom-and-bust-in-color

Basically still lifes and period 2 patterns tend to remain unchanged, but more active regions start to grow like a tumor or an algae bloom.
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby MattA » February 17th, 2014, 12:59 am

Here's one more that involves the Game of Life interacting with another rule. In this automaton, the outer border of cells are strobe cells that activate once and then lie dormant for a fixed period of time before activating again.
See it here: http://lincolncybernetics.com/cellular-theatre/2014/2/16/kaleidosocpe
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby MattA » March 2nd, 2014, 10:11 pm

This post is about a simple rule, I am calling "Conveyor Cell". Basically, each cell takes on the binary state of one of its neighbors. When Conveyor cells are next to each other and pointing in the same direction, states propogate through the automaton as though they were on a conveyor belt. Then I added an automaton-level rule that sends a signal to each cell, randomly telling it to change orientation. The results can be seen at this url:
http://lincolncybernetics.com/cellular-theatre/2014/3/2/compass-chaos
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby checkman » March 8th, 2014, 7:21 pm

This is an accidental discovery if there ever was one. I started off by looking for a phoenix of period 2 in the CA B34/S03456, and I came up with the following:

x = 8, y = 446, rule = B34/S03456
3b2o$$b2ob2o$5bo$bo$2o3b2o$6bo$bo$bo4b2o$3bobo$b2o3bo$o4bo$$2o3bobo$2bo2bobo$$2b2o2bo$bo4b
o$6bo$b2o3bo$bo$4bobo$2o2bobo$o$5bo$2o3bo$o4bo$5bo$2o$o3bobo$4bobo$2o$2bo3bo$6bo$b2o3bo$bo
4bo$$b2o2bobo$bo3bobo$$b2o2bo$o4bo$5bo$2o3bo$2bo$5bobo$b2o2bobo$bo$6bo$b2o3bo$bo4bo$6bo$b
2o$bo3bobo$5bobo$b2o$bo4bo$6bo$2o4bo$2bo3bo$$3o2bobo$5bobo$o$b2o3bo$6bo$bo4bo$b2o3bo$$bo2b
obo$2o2bobo$$bo4bo$b2o3bo$6bo$bo4bo$b2o$5bobo$bo3bobo$b2o$6bo$bo4bo$b2o3bo$6bo$bo$b2o2bob
o$5bobo$bo$b2o3bo$6bo$2o4bo$bo4bo$$2o2bobo$o3bobo$$2o3bo$2bo2bo$2bo2bo$2bo3b2o$$bobo2bo$bo
2bobo$$2o4bo$2bo3bo$6bo$3o3bo$$o4bobo$b2o2bobo$$b2o3bo$bo4bo$6bo$2o4bo$o$5bobo$2o3bobo$2b
o$2bo2bo$2bo2bo$5bo$obo3bo$obo3bo$5bo$2bo4bo$2bo3bo$2bo4bo$2bo2bo$6bo$bobo2bo$bobo3bo$7bo
$2bo3bo$2bo4bo$2bo4bo$2bo3bo$7bo$bobo3bo$bobo2bo$6bo$2bo2bo$2bo4bo$2bo3bo$2bo4bo$7bo$bobo
2bo$bobo2bo$7bo$bo3bo$bo4bo$bo4bo$bo3bo$6bo$obo3bo$obo2bo$6bo$bo4bo$bo3bo$bo4bo$bo4bo$5bo
$obo2bo$obo3bo$6bo$bo3bo$bo5bo$bo4bo$bo5bo$6bo$bobo2bo$2bo2bo$o4bo$bo$bo2bobo$2bo2bo$2bo
4bo$6bo$bobo3bo$bobo3bo$6bo$2bo4bo$2bo2bo$bo2bobo$bo$o4bo$2bo2bo$bobo2bo$6bo$bo5bo$bo3bob
o$bo3bo$bo4bo$6bo$obo2bo$obo4bo$6bo$2bo4bo$bo3bo$2bobobo$2o$5bo$o4bo$2o3bo$5bo$2o$2bo2bob
o$2bo2bobo$2bo$3bo2bo$bobo2bo$bo4bo$2bo3bo$bo$bo2bobo$o3bobo$o$bo3bo$o4bo$o4bo$bo3bo$bo$2b
o2bobo$bo3bobo$bo$2bo2bo$o4bo$bo3bo$o4bo$2bo$bo3bobo$bo3bobo$2bo$bo4bo$bo4bo$2bo3bo$bo4bo
$2bo$o4bobo$bo3bobo$bo$2bo3bo$bo4bo$bo4bo$o5bo$o$bo2bobo$bo2bobo$o$o4bo$bo3bo$o4bo$2bo2bo
$bo$bo3bobo$2bo2bobo$bo$bo4bo$2bo3bo$bo4bo$bo4bo$o$o3bobo$bo2bobo$bo$2bo3bo$o5bo$bo4bo$bo
4bo$o$bo3bobo$o4bobo$o$bo4bo$o5bo$o5bo$bo4bo$bo$o3bobo$o3bobo$bo$o5bo$bo4bo$bo4bo$3bo2bo$2
bo$2bo2bobo$o4bobo$bo$o4bo$2bo3bo$bobobo$6b2o$2bo$2bo3b2o$2bo4bo$2bo$6b2o$bobo3bo$bobo$6b2
o$2bo4bo$2bo$2bo3b2o$2bo2bo$$obo2b2o$obo3bo$$2bo2b2o$2bo4bo$2bo$2bo3b2o$7bo$bobo$bobo2b2o$
7bo$bo$bo4b2o$bo3bo$bo$5b2o$obo3bo$obo$5b2o$bo4bo$bo$bo3b2o$bo4bo$$bobo2b2o$bobo3bo$$2bo3b
2o$2bo2bo$2bo2bo$2o3bo$$bo2bobo$bobo2bo$$bo4b2o$bo3bo$bo$bo3b2o$$bobo2bo$bobo2b2o$$2bo4bo$
2bo2b2o$bo2bo$bo4bo$o5bo$2bo$2bo3b2o$3bo3bo$2bo$2bo3b2o$bo3bo$bo$2bo2b2o$o3bo$o3bobo$2bo2bo
$bo5bo$bo4bo$2bo3bo$2bo2bo$3bo3bo$2bo3bo$2bo3bo$bo3bo$bobo3bo$bobo3bo$bo2b2o$2bo3bo$o5bo$bo
5bo$bo3bo$2b2o2bo$o3bobo$o3bobo$2b2o2bo$bo3bo$bo5bo$o5bo$2bo3bo$bobobo$bo3bo$3bobo$2bobo$2b
o3bo$2bobobo$bo2bo$5b2o$b2o$bo3b2o$6bo$b2o$2bo2b2o$7bo$2b2o$2bo3b2o$5bo$b2o$bo3b3o$$b2o4bo$
bo3b2o$$b2o2b2o$bo4bo$$b2o3b2o$bo3bo$$b2o2b3o$bo$7bo$b2o2b2o$bo$5b2o$b2o3bo$bo$5b2o$2o4bo$
2bo$5b2o$b2o2bo$bo$5b3o$b2o$bo5bo$5b2o$b3o$6bo$3bo2b2o$2b2o$6b2o$2bo2bo$3bobobo$3bo3bo$3bob
o$5bo!


It isn't a phoenix in B34/S03456, though; I put it into Golly and ran it for a few generations, but not enough. (It actually blows up in the middle.)

However, something happened by accident; the rule that was being used was actually B345/S. If this rule is used instead, a couple of fuses show up; one about 3/5 of the way down, and another about halfway down. (They both burn down to phoenixes.) A more "civilized" version of the second one looks like:

x = 5, y = 23, rule = B345/S
bo$2bo$bo$2bo$bo$2bo$bo$2bo$bo$2bo$bo$2bo$bo$2bo$bo$2bo$bo$2bo$bo$2bo$
obo$2bobo$2bo!
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby MattA » April 30th, 2014, 2:51 am

Here's one of my latest experiments. The cells in this automaton simply add the states of their neighbors (in a range of -1024 to 1024). The cells each look at neighbors at a randomly-determined distance. One cell was placed into state 1(the lowest positive state), and it looks as though the whole thing blew up. :D

Watch it here: http://lincolncybernetics.com/cellular-theatre/2014/4/30/the-blast
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby wildmyron » July 10th, 2014, 5:15 am

In B23/S0, most patterns are either sparse dots (still life) or chaotic explosions. There is at least one pattern which has predictable behaviour - empty diamonds (with rounded corners) of certain size have replicator like behaviour. The smallest such diamond is this one:
#CXRLE Pos=-2,-2 Gen=4
x = 5, y = 5, rule = B23/S0
b3o$o3bo$o3bo$o3bo$b3o!

It has a predecessor - a 3x3 square with centre cell off - but I believe that is a garden of eden in this rule. I've set this iteration's generation to 4 because for generation = 2^n for n>2, the pattern is a similar empty diamond of one cell thickness.

The accidental part of this is then running the resulting diamond in Life. This results in some very interesting patterns of still lifes - reminiscent of some of the more fractal / persian rug growth style rules. I particularly like the result starting from gen = 4096, but 3584 (not a single empty diamond) is also quite pleasing.
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby dvgrn » July 10th, 2014, 7:56 am

wildmyron wrote:It has a predecessor - a 3x3 square with centre cell off - but I believe that is a garden of eden in this rule.

It looks as if it's possible to build a predecessor for a 3x3 ring plus as much empty space as you want around it --

x = 11, y = 11, rule = B23/S0
bobobobobo$2obobobob2o$2b7o$3ob2o2b3o$2bo4b2o$4o3b4o$2b2o4bo$3o2b2ob3o
$2b7o$2obobobob2o$bobobobobo!

-- but it might be harder to find a predecessor for a 3x3 ring in an empty universe, unless you allow predecessors with infinite size and population.
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby velcrorex » July 10th, 2014, 10:51 pm

Small p8 oscillator in seeds (B2).
x = 10, y = 10, rule = B2/S
5bo$$9bo$6b3o$5bo$o3bo$3bo4bo$3bo$3bobbobbo$bbo5bo!
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby wildmyron » July 15th, 2014, 5:42 am

Interesting behaviour seen on the boundary between white and black in a rule named Holstein (B35678/S4678). The pattern on the lower boundary in particular reminds me of interference patterns.
x = 300, y = 40, rule = B35678/S4678:T300,100
o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o
2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b
2o2b2o2b10o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b
2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o
2b2o2b2o2b2o2bo$147o6b147o$300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$
300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$
300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$300o$149o2b149o$300o$148o
4b148o$300o$147o6b147o$o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b
2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o
2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b6o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b
2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o
2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2bo!


There is also a small spaceship which moves at c in the zebra stripes agar:
x = 20, y = 19, rule = B35678/S4678:T20,20
20o2$20o2$20o2$20o2$20o$8bo2bo$20o$9b2o$20o2$20o2$20o2$20o!


I can only find two references to this rule:
http://fano.ics.uci.edu/ca/rules/b35678s4678/ , and http://www.rendell-attic.org/CA/holstein/ , but seeing as it's named I suppose it has been investigated by others
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby Alexey_Nigin » August 17th, 2014, 6:51 am

Are these oscillators new?

x = 6, y = 2, rule = B36/S23
b2ob2o$2obobo!


x = 7, y = 4, rule = B36/S23
2obo$bo$5bo$3bob2o!
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby Lewis » September 15th, 2014, 4:11 pm

New (?) P6, c/3 orthogonal spaceship in B3678/S24678 (It's not listed on the database anywhere) :
x = 4, y = 7, rule = B3678/S24678
obo$2b2o$2b2o$3bo$bo$bo$2o!
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby Extrementhusiast » September 15th, 2014, 5:53 pm

This extendedlife pattern eventually produces an HWSS on HWSS:
x = 7, y = 9, rule = extendedlife
2.A$2A.A$5.A$.A4.A$2.B3.A$.A4.A$5.A$2A.A$2.A!
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby Lewis » September 16th, 2014, 6:03 am

P14 billiard table oscillator in Move (b368/s245):
x = 20, y = 20, rule = B368/S245
8bo2bo$2b2o4b4o4b2o$bo2bo2b2o2b2o2bo2bo$bo2bo2b2o2b2o2bo2bo$2b6o4b6o$
4bobo2b2o2bobo$4b2o8b2o$2b3o10b3o$4o12b4o$bo3bo8bo3bo$bo3bo8bo3bo$4o
12b4o$2b3o10b3o$4b2o8b2o$4bobo2b2o2bobo$2b6o4b6o$bo2bo2b2o2b2o2bo2bo$b
o2bo2b2o2b2o2bo2bo$2b2o4b4o4b2o$8bo2bo!
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby calcyman » September 17th, 2014, 6:14 pm

Natural p4 spaceship in the Asynchronous Replicator Rule (B36/S245):

x = 16, y = 16, rule = B36/S245
4obo4b3o$bo2bo3bo2bobobo$2bo2b2ob2ob4o$o10b5o$obobobo2bob2ob2o$2bobobo
b3o2bo$ob3o7b2o$b3obob2obobo2bo$2o3bob2obob2obo$bo2bob6ob2o$3b2o4bob2o
2bo$3b2o2b3obo2bo$o2bob9o$2bobobo5b2o$o2bobo4b4obo$bob3o4b3ob2o!


It's in the database, although this is the first time I've seen it appear naturally (by comparison, 65000 p7 spaceships had occurred by this point):

http://fano.ics.uci.edu/ca/rules/b36s245/

By the way, I'm experimenting with v0.5 of apgsearch, which is able to recognise different types of asymptotic growth rate (so can distinguish between free replicators, growing spaceships, and explosive replicator-infested mess in HighLife). B36/S23 is about 3 times slower than B3/S23 due to this functionality, which is still an improvement over the previous situation.
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby wildmyron » September 18th, 2014, 6:39 am

calcyman wrote:Natural p4 spaceship in the Asynchronous Replicator Rule (B36/S245):

Unsurprisingly, the same p4 spaceship also occurs naturally in B368/S245 (also known as Morley or Move).

In B36/S245 the shuttle which forms one half of the replicator occurs relatively often, but I didn't see the replicator appear in a 10 million soup run.

In B367/S245 the p4 spaceship hasn't appeared yet, but I only ran that search to 1 million. The shuttle in B36/S245 is a p168 oscillator in this rule which shows up frequently, but it's also made an appearance in a p336 oscillator where the p168 converts a p2 oscillator to a p4, and back again.
x = 14, y = 24, rule = B367/S245
2o$ob2o$ob2o$2o17$2o10bo$ob2o7b3o$ob2o8bo$2o!


Edit: for clarity
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby Lewis » September 18th, 2014, 6:45 am

A bunch of soups that produce different spaceships/puffers/wickstretchers in Day & Night (B3678/S34678):

2c/14 'snail' spaceship:
x = 16, y = 16, rule = B3678/S34678
2ob3o4bobo$obob2o2b2o3b3o$2b2o3b2o2bobobo$2ob4o4bobo$ob2obo2b3obo2bo$o
2bobo2bobob2o$3o4bo4bo2bo$6obo2bob3o$2obo3bo3b2ob2o$2ob4o2b2o2bo$3bob
4obob2o$4bob4o2bo$3bobob2obob3o$o3b3o3bo2b3o$2o3bob2ob6o$2o8bo3bo!


c/3 diagonal ship:
x = 16, y = 16, rule = B3678/S34678
obob4o4bo$2o3bob2o2bo2bo$2bob2o2b3o2b3o$obob3obobob3o$bob3ob3ob2o$2ob
2obobob3ob2o$3b5o3b3o$2bob2ob5obobo$obobo4bobo$2bobobo2bobo$o3b2o2b2o
2bobo$o2b3ob2obob4o$bob2obo2b2obo$2b3o2bob2obo$o3b6o2bo$3obobob2obo2b
2o!


c/2 P12 ship:
x = 16, y = 16, rule = B3678/S34678
bob6ob3ob2o$2obo2b5o2bo$bobo2bob3o2b3o$3o3b2o4b4o$bo4b2obo2bob2o$bo2b
2ob2o4b2o$obob2o2bo2bobo$obobo5bo3b2o$2bo2bobo2bob3o$8bo2bobo$b4ob2ob
2o$4bobobo2b2obo$4bo3bobo2b3o$12ob3o$b5obobobo2bo$o2b2ob5o3b2o!


c/2 P24 ship:
x = 16, y = 16, rule = B3678/S34678
2o2b6o2bobo$b2obo2b5obo$b2o3bo2bo5bo$b2o2b3ob3o2b2o$2o2bobobo2b3o$bo5b
o2bo2bo$3b2o2b2o2b2o2bo$3bob3obobob2o$bob6obob3o$o4bo2bobob4o$o2bo3b2o
b6o$3ob3o2b3obo$o4bob5o$2bo2bo3b5obo$4ob3ob2obo$bob7obobo!


c/2, P32 ship:
x = 16, y = 16, rule = B3678/S34678
2b3o2b2o3bob2o$2bo4b3o3b3o$b2o4bo2b3ob2o$bobobo4bob2o$4bob2obob3o$b2ob
2obo3b2o2bo$2b4ob2obo2b2o$o2bo6b4obo$3obobob2o2bobo$2bobo3b2o2b2o$obob
o2bob2ob2obo$4obob2o2bob2o$2ob2obob2obo3bo$ob3ob3obobo2bo$bob3o4b2o2b
2o$6bob2o!


c/2 puffer, eventually becomes P1100 (I think):
x = 16, y = 16, rule = B3678/S34678
b9o4b2o$ob4ob2obob2obo$2b2o2bob2ob2o$ob2obo3bobob2o$ob2o2b2o2bobob2o$
3bobobob2obo2bo$o3b2o3bob2obo$ob4o2bobo2b2o$obo2bobo2b4o$2b2ob4obo3b2o
$ob2obob2o2b3o$4o2b2o4b4o$o2b2o2b2o3bob2o$bob2ob2o3b4o$6bobo5bo$o2bobo
b4ob3o!


Wickstretcher:
x = 16, y = 16, rule = B3678/S34678
3bo7b3o$o2b5obobo$b4o2bo4b2obo$ob2obo3bo2b3o$o3b4o3bobobo$bo3b2obobo2b
2o$ob2ob2ob2obo2b2o$obo2bob2obob4o$4ob5ob3o$2o4bobob5o$o2bob2o7b2o$b3o
3b2ob4obo$4b2o4bo2bobo$o5bobobo2bo$bobob2o2bo2b2obo$2ob7obobo!
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby calcyman » September 18th, 2014, 8:48 pm

Wow! How many soups have you been running?! TOLLCASS only found rockets and snails, apparently, after running 300M soups:

https://web.archive.org/web/20101203183540/http://conwaylife.com/soup/census.asp?rule=B3678/S34678&sl=1&os=1&ss=1
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby Lewis » September 19th, 2014, 3:13 am

calcyman wrote:Wow! How many soups have you been running?!

Not that many, really. The script kept crashing occasionally (I think the problem was already brought up by someone else in the apgsearch thread) so I ran it for about an hour or so. Not sure how many soups that is, but it counted 153 occurrences of the p40 rocket in total.

calcyman wrote:TOLLCASS only found rockets and snails, apparently, after running 300M soups:

Didn't TOLLCASS only display objects over a certain frequency though? Since the main table for Day&Night for example stops at objects with ~500 occurrences, I always assumed that ships with <500 occurrences would not be shown.
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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby A for awesome » September 19th, 2014, 5:13 pm

Precursor to a p2 oscillator in HighLife:
x = 7, y = 6, rule = B36/S23
2o2$obo$b2ob2o$2o3b2o$4b2o!

Found using apgsearch.
x₁=ηx
V ⃰_η=c²√(Λη)
K=(Λu²)/2
Pₐ=1−1/(∫^∞_t₀(p(t)ˡ⁽ᵗ⁾)dt)

$$x_1=\eta x$$
$$V^*_\eta=c^2\sqrt{\Lambda\eta}$$
$$K=\frac{\Lambda u^2}2$$
$$P_a=1-\frac1{\int^\infty_{t_0}p(t)^{l(t)}dt}$$

http://conwaylife.com/wiki/A_for_all

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Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

Postby towerator » September 22nd, 2014, 5:31 pm

A 216-cell breeder in B37/S23 (Higherlife?)
x = 2042, y = 129, rule = B37/S23
4bo5bo12bo5bo$2bo2bo3bo2bo8bo2bo3bo2bo$b2o9b2o6b2o9b2o$2o4bobo4b2o4b2o
4bobo4b2o$2obob2ob2obob2o4b2obob2ob2obob2o$3o9b3o4b3o9b3o$b5o3b5o6b5o
3b5o$2b3o5b3o8b3o5b3o$3b3o3b3o10b3o3b3o$4bobobobo12bobobobo$6bobo16bob
o$3bo2bobo2bo10bo2bobo2bo$b2o3bobo3b2o6b2o3bobo3b2o$2bo3bobo3bo8bo3bob
o3bo$2bo2bo3bo2bo8bo2bo3bo2bo$3b3o3b3o10b3o3b3o109$2012bo7bo11bo7bo$
2011b4o3b4o9b4o3b4o$2011bo3bobo3bo9bo3bobo3bo$2012bo2bobo2bo11bo2bobo
2bo$2012b3o3b3o11b3o3b3o!
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