Overweight emulator

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Overweight emulator
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Pattern type Oscillator
Family Emulator
Number of cells 39
Bounding box 17×9
Period 4
Mod 4
Heat 29
Volatility 0.62
Strict volatility 0.41
Discovered by Unknown
Year of discovery Unknown

Overweight emulator is an otherwise unstable pattern that can be turned into a period 4 oscillator. Shown to the right is a stabilisation using blinkers making direct contact with the oscillating segment; other stabilisations involve a correctly phased blinker or a still life with a 1 cell tip such as tub or beehive being used as an induction coil (one cell farther away from the oscillator than the stabilization shown at right).

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