Four eaters hassling lumps of muck
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Four eaters hassling lumps of muck  
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Pattern type  Oscillator  

Number of cells  35  
Bounding box  17×17  
Period  52  
Mod  13  
Heat  10.6  
Volatility  0.75  
Strict volatility  0.74  
Discovered by  David Buckingham  
Year of discovery  1977  
 
 
 

Four eaters hassling lumps of muck (or 35P52) is a period 52 oscillator discovered by David Buckingham on October 1, 1977,^{[1]} making it the first oscillator of that period to be found. It consists of four copies of eater 1 hassling lumps of muck. In terms of its 35 cells it is the smallest known period 52 oscillator.^{[2]}
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Notes
 ↑ Dean Hickerson's oscillator stamp collection. Retrieved on June 10, 2009.
 ↑ "Class 2 Objects Catalog". Retrieved on June 10, 2009.
External links
 Four eaters hassling lumps of muck at Adam P. Goucher's Catagolue
 35P52.1 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs
Categories:
 Patterns
 Oscillators with 35 cells
 Patterns with 35 cells
 Patterns found by David Buckingham
 Patterns found in 1977
 Patterns that can be constructed with 17 gliders
 Oscillators
 Periodic objects with minimum population 35
 Oscillators with period 52
 Oscillators with mod 13
 Oscillators with heat 10
 Oscillators with volatility 0.75
 Oscillators with strict volatility 0.74
 Nonflipping oscillators that turn 90 degrees