Buckaroo

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Buckaroo
Buckaroo image
Pattern type Reflector
Oscillator
Number of cells 23
Bounding box 23×9
Angle 90°
Period 30
Heat 16.7
Discovered by David Buckingham
Year of discovery Unknown

Buckaroo is a queen bee shuttle stabilized at one end by an eater 1 in such a way that it can turn a glider. It was found by David Buckingham in the 1970s. Its name is due to Bill Gosper.

Image gallery

A buckaroo about to reflect a glider
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See also

External links

  • Buckaroo at the Life Lexicon
  • Buckaroo at Eric Weisstein's Treasure Trove of Life