24827M is a methuselah with a lifespan of 24827 generations, discovered by Simon Ekström on March 10, 2017.
The stable pattern that results from 24827M has a total of 5151 cells, giving the methuselah an unusually high F/I ratio of 396.2. Excluding 81 escaping gliders, it consists of 341 blinkers (including 29 traffic lights and one interchange), 333 blocks, 196 beehives (including eight honey farms), 77 loaves, 57 boats, 24 ships, 15 ponds, 11 tubs, three toads, two beacons, two half-bakeries in the form of a full bakery, one long boat, one mango, and one paperclip.
- ↑ Simon Ekström. Re: Long-lived methuselahs (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums