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Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: December 9th, 2010, 7:41 pm
by ssaamm
Well, I noticed that many people find things that they don't know about, whether its new, or what, so I think those should go here.

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: December 14th, 2010, 1:33 am
by The Sacred Sound
Hello, I am quite new to this. I've been playing around with this for a while (I know, that's what she said) and I've finally found something vaguely interesting. I realise it's not the most amazing of discoveries, and I'm not sure if it's been found before. It starts off like this:
OOOOOOO
OOOXOXO
OOOXXOO
OXXXOOO
OOOOOOO
It forms a 116-cell constellation in generation 1,107. What do you think? Is it new? Is it interesting?

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: December 14th, 2010, 9:08 am
by 137ben
It appears very similar to the r-pentomino, which has one fewer cell and lasts for 1103 generations.

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: December 14th, 2010, 11:23 am
by Mats
Yes, generation 3 of the pattern is the r-pentomino so it isn't new but it's interesting. :)

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: December 14th, 2010, 4:09 pm
by The Sacred Sound
It is? I didn't notice. Thanks.

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: December 19th, 2010, 5:54 am
by Mats
A pentadecathlon appears in the ash.
x = 8, y = 5, rule = B3/S23
2o$o$o$bo4b2o$6bo!

It's a simple pi-heptomino block explosion so I guess it's not new. I find it interesting, though...

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: March 31st, 2011, 12:58 pm
by ians
I have searched for this and haven't found a reference.
This is a blinker and glider in a 6x5 box that runs to 2602 generations before being stable, emitting 5 gliders on the way.
x = 5, y = 6, rule = B3/S23
o$o$o$2b3o$2bo$3bo!

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: March 31st, 2011, 1:39 pm
by ians
ians wrote:I have searched for this and haven't found a reference.
This is a blinker and glider in a 6x5 box that runs to 2602 generations before being stable, emitting 5 gliders on the way.
x = 5, y = 6, rule = B3/S23
o$o$o$2b3o$2bo$3bo!


Now I have found a vague reference on page 4 of "The Online Life-Like CA Soup Search".
Here's another blinker glider in a 6x4 that runs for 555 emitting 2 gliders.
x = 6, y = 4, rule = B3/S23
o$o2b2o$ob2obo$3bo!

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: March 31st, 2011, 10:01 pm
by Sokwe
ians wrote:This is a blinker and glider...

Heinrich Koenig has run all possible collisions between a glider and known stationary objects up to 16 cells (see here).

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: April 1st, 2011, 8:49 pm
by hkoenig
About 90% through the 17 bit stable objects, and once those are done will probably not continue with the 18s. Although I probably should do the 17 bit oscillators, just to be complete.

Haven't found much of interest since the natural Clock early in the 17s. No unusual oscillators or large stable objects. No Switch Engines, which is the biggest disappointment. A few of the interactions produced two spaceships, but always in different directions. Did recently find an interesting new Pentadecathlon predecessor that might actually have some use--
#C 17.6666 -> Pentadecathlon
x=11, y=8
ob2ob2o$2ob2obo2b2o$6bobobo$6b2o2$8b3o$8bo$9bo!

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: April 5th, 2011, 8:45 pm
by Batmanifestdestiny
Here's a still-life that I made with careful cell placement that's kind of like a giant box, but I'm not sure if I was beaten to the punch or not:

x = 10, y = 10, rule = B3/S23
2obo2bob2o$2ob4ob2o2$2ob4ob2o$bobo2bobo$bobo2bobo$2ob4ob2o2$2ob4ob2o$
2obo2bob2o!



Here it is tiled:
x = 43, y = 43, rule = B3/S23
2obo2bob2ob2obo2bob2ob2obo2bob2ob2obo2bob2o$2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2o
b2ob4ob2o2$2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2o$bobo2bobo3bobo2bobo3bob
o2bobo3bobo2bobo$bobo2bobo3bobo2bobo3bobo2bobo3bobo2bobo$2ob4ob2ob2ob
4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2o2$2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2o$2obo2bob
2ob2obo2bob2ob2obo2bob2ob2obo2bob2o2$2obo2bob2ob2obo2bob2ob2obo2bob2ob
2obo2bob2o$2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2o2$2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob
4ob2ob2ob4ob2o$bobo2bobo3bobo2bobo3bobo2bobo3bobo2bobo$bobo2bobo3bobo
2bobo3bobo2bobo3bobo2bobo$2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2o2$2ob4ob
2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2o$2obo2bob2ob2obo2bob2ob2obo2bob2ob2obo2bo
b2o2$2obo2bob2ob2obo2bob2ob2obo2bob2ob2obo2bob2o$2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob
4ob2ob2ob4ob2o2$2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2o$bobo2bobo3bobo2bob
o3bobo2bobo3bobo2bobo$bobo2bobo3bobo2bobo3bobo2bobo3bobo2bobo$2ob4ob2o
b2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2o2$2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2o$2obo
2bob2ob2obo2bob2ob2obo2bob2ob2obo2bob2o2$2obo2bob2ob2obo2bob2ob2obo2bo
b2ob2obo2bob2o$2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2o2$2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob
2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2o$bobo2bobo3bobo2bobo3bobo2bobo3bobo2bobo$bobo2bobo3bo
bo2bobo3bobo2bobo3bobo2bobo$2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2o2$2ob4o
b2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2o$2obo2bob2ob2obo2bob2ob2obo2bob2ob2obo2b
ob2o!

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: April 5th, 2011, 10:29 pm
by 137ben
The tiling you gave is a pseudo agar (consists of many non-interacting parts). By using just the box, it can be made into a true stable agar:

x = 99, y = 99, rule = B3/S23
4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o$o2bobo2bob
o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bob
o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bob
o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o
b4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o2$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o
b4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo
bo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$o2bobo2bo
bo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo
bo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob
4ob4ob4ob4o2$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob
4o$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo
2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo
2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$4ob4ob
4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o2$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob
4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bob
o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bob
o2bo$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bob
o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o
b4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o2$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o
b4ob4ob4ob4ob4o$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo
bo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo
bo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo
bo2bo$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o2$4ob
4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o$o2bobo2bobo2b
obo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2b
obo2bobo2bobo2bo$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2b
obo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o
b4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o2$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o
b4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo
2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$o2bobo2bobo
2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo
2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob
4ob4ob4o2$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o$
o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bob
o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bob
o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$4ob4ob4ob
4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o2$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob
4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2b
obo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2b
o$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2b
obo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o
b4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o2$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o
b4ob4ob4ob4o$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo
2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo
2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo
2bo$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o2$4ob4o
b4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o$o2bobo2bobo2bob
o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bob
o2bobo2bobo2bo$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bob
o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob
4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o2$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob
4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2b
obo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$o2bobo2bobo2b
obo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2b
obo2bobo2bobo2bo$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o
b4ob4o2$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o$o
2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo
2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo
2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$4ob4ob4ob4o
b4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o2$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o
b4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bob
o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$
o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bob
o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob
4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o2$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob
4ob4ob4ob4o$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2b
obo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2b
obo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2b
o$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o2$4ob4ob
4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o$o2bobo2bobo2bobo
2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo
2bobo2bobo2bo$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo
2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o
b4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o2$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o
b4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bob
o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$o2bobo2bobo2bob
o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bob
o2bobo2bobo2bo$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob
4ob4o2$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o$o2b
obo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2b
obo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2b
obo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$4ob4ob4ob4ob
4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o2$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob
4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo
2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$o
2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo
2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o
b4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o2$4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o
b4ob4ob4o$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bob
o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bob
o2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bobo2bo$
4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4ob4o!

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: April 12th, 2011, 3:43 pm
by tomas
hi(im new,first post :roll: ) think I found something while messing around with a hivenudger2 producing a (what I'm calling) a blinker eating spaceship(it follows a line of blinkers eating thim to survive)unfortunately I tried to replacate it but ended up with a hiesnderp(when you find something but try to replacate it it refuses to happen again :evil: )here it is

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: April 12th, 2011, 3:55 pm
by 137ben
Welcome to the forums! That is a rather cool discovery. The technical name would be a fuse (the line of blinkers is a wick or fuse, that "burns"). Because it does not leave messy debris behind, it is a clean fuse. It appears to burn a 2/3 the speed of light, which is a rather unusual speed for a fuse .

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: April 12th, 2011, 4:00 pm
by tomas
thank you :D
ive only been messing around with life for a few weeks now
im still not sure of all the math or terms but still its very interesting
it would be quite interesting if it was new due to it being discovered by a newbie rather than someone seasoned :lol:

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: April 12th, 2011, 4:19 pm
by Sokwe
That is a well-known fuse (see blinker fuse). Since it travels faster than c/2 and can be ignited easily, it has been useful in constructing several patterns, including moving sawtooth and various adjustable-period c/2 rakes.

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: April 18th, 2011, 2:05 pm
by tomas
think i found a methusla or at leats a long(er) lived pattern (i just hope its fore real this time :roll:)
it starts with 33 cels and stablises into a simetrical patern at gen 222 here it is

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: June 6th, 2011, 2:36 am
by eaglgenes101
I'm certain I'm not the first one to see this, but this constellation of 4 boats is common:
#CXRLE Pos=0,0 Gen=0
x = 9, y = 7, rule = B36/S23
bo5bo$obo3bobo$2o5b2o2$2o5b2o$obo3bobo$bo5bo!

Can someone find a common predecessor of this?

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: January 24th, 2012, 11:53 pm
by Tropylium
P120 prepulsar hassler. Probably not very novel.
x = 33, y = 33, rule = B3/S23
10bo4bo$8b2ob4ob2o$10bo4bo6$31bo$31bo$30bobo$31bo$15b3o3b3o7bo$15bobo
3bobo7bo$15b3o3b3o7bo$bo28bobo$bo29bo$obo28bo$bo$bo$bo$bo$obo$bo$bo6$
17bo4bo$15b2ob4ob2o$17bo4bo!

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: March 28th, 2012, 3:51 pm
by bradley987
I’ve only been on the game of life for a few days and have created 3 designs that I find interesting:

x = 257, y = 15, rule = B3/S23
8bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo
7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo$bob3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o
5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b
3o5b3o5b3o5b3obo$b6o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b
5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o
3b6o$2b253o7$bo253bo$2b2obobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobob
obobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobob
obobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobob
obobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobob2o$3bo
bobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobo
bobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobo
bobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobo
bobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobo$4b249o!


I am guessing the 1st and 2nd would be considered fuses (?), but they travel orthogonally at the speed of light until they “Burn” out.

x = 259, y = 34, rule = B3/S23
2$126b2ob2o2$125bobobobo$124bo2bobo2bo$124bobo3bobo$125bo5bo2$128bo$
127bobo$126bo3bo$125bo5bo$125bobobobo$125bob3obo2$125bo5bo$125b7o2$
128bo$125bob3obo$125b2o3b2o$127bobo$125b2obob2o$126bo3bo$125b2obob2o$
127bobo$8bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7b
o7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo7bo$bob3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o
5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b
3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3o5b3obo$b6o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b
5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o3b5o
3b5o3b5o3b6o$2b253o!


The last is an add-on for the second “fuse”; it repeats every 12 generations (Until the fuse "burns" out) and leaves a trail of blinkers behind it.

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: March 29th, 2012, 3:40 pm
by HartmutHolzwart
They are called superstrings, see e.g. Stephen Silvers life lexicon.

Gabriel Nivaschs page on light speed signals has some applications.

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: April 9th, 2012, 1:14 pm
by codeholic
I've found a twin B heptomino puffer, but B-heptominoes are arranged in a different way than here.

x = 5, y = 25, rule = B3/S23
o2bo$4bo$o3bo$b4o4$o$b2o$2bo$2bo$bo2$bo$2bo$2bo$b2o$o4$b4o$o3bo$4bo$o
2bo!

Also I've found two variants of more compact debris for it.

x = 49, y = 35, rule = B3/S23
18b3o$4b2o12bo2bo$3bo2bo10bo$2bo2bo14b2o$bobo$o2b2o14bo24bo2bo$b2ob2ob
o9bobo3bo24bo$4bo2bo8b2o3bobo20bo3bo$5bo2bo8b2o3b2o21b4o$5bo2bo20bo$6b
obo2bo9bo6b3o$11bo8bobo3b2o2bo10b2o$11bo14b2o16bo$20b3o4bo10bo6b2o$7b
3o3b3o22bo7bo$9bobobo15bobo6bo7bo$11bo18bo8b3o3bo2$11bo18bo8b3o3bo$9bo
bobo15bobo6bo7bo$7b3o3b3o22bo7bo$20b3o4bo10bo6b2o$11bo14b2o16bo$11bo8b
obo3b2o2bo10b2o$6bobo2bo9bo6b3o$5bo2bo20bo$5bo2bo8b2o3b2o21b4o$4bo2bo
8b2o3bobo20bo3bo$b2ob2obo9bobo3bo24bo$o2b2o14bo24bo2bo$bobo$2bo2bo14b
2o$3bo2bo10bo$4b2o12bo2bo$18b3o!

This one is especially interesting, because it's glide-symmetric.

x = 73, y = 37, rule = B3/S23
3b4o5bo$2bo6bo3bo12b3o$13bo7bo4b3o13b3o$o19bo2bobo3bo12bo2bo$ob6o3b3o
6bo2b2o4bo11bo$obo6bo2bobo5bo2b3o2bo15b2o$3b7obo3bo5b2o2bobo$4b5o3bo2b
2o3bo22bo24bo2bo$5bobo5b2o6bobo5bobo9bobo3bo24bo$5bobo6b3ob8o2bo2bo8b
2o3bobo20bo3bo$5bobo9b2o2b2obo4bo2bo8b2o3b2o21b4o$18bo3b2o5bo2bo20bo$
22b2o6bobo2bo9bo6b3o$20bobo12bo8bobo3b2o2bo10b2o$21bo13bo14b2o16bo$44b
3o4bo10bo6b2o$18b2o11b3o3b3o22bo7bo$18bobo12bobobo15bobo6bo7bo$19bo15b
o18bo8b3o3bo2$19bo15bo18bo8b3o3bo$18bobo12bobobo15bobo6bo7bo$18b2o11b
3o3b3o22bo7bo$44b3o4bo10bo6b2o$35bo14b2o16bo$35bo8bobo3b2o2bo10b2o$30b
obo2bo9bo6b3o$29bo2bo20bo$29bo2bo8b2o3b2o21b4o$28bo2bo8b2o3bobo20bo3bo
$25b2ob2obo9bobo3bo24bo$24bo2b2o14bo24bo2bo$25bobo$26bo2bo14b2o$27bo2b
o10bo$28b2o12bo2bo$42b3o!

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: April 9th, 2012, 3:32 pm
by codeholic
Mats wrote:A pentadecathlon appears in the ash.
x = 8, y = 5, rule = B3/S23
2o$o$o$bo4b2o$6bo!

It's a simple pi-heptomino block explosion so I guess it's not new. I find it interesting, though...

This reaction has been known since 1971 (see Lifeline Vol. 4) A glider colliding a mango precedes it.
x = 8, y = 5, rule = B3/S23
5bo$2o2bobo$b2obo2bo$o4bobo$6bo!

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: May 6th, 2012, 4:29 pm
by Alexandri098
Hey, i am new here.
So anyway, i found this pattern that looks like a methuselah but i am not sure about it

x = 160, y = 140, rule = B3/S23
bo$2bo$3o132$157b2o$156b3o$156bo2bo$158bo$154b2o2bo$155b3o!

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

PostPosted: May 7th, 2012, 10:12 am
by Wojowu
Pattern in bottom right is methuselah, but whole pattern isn't (within normal definition of methuselah). This is nice longly staying pattern, but most methuselahs have relatively small bounding box (mostly defined as up to 20x20)