Simkin glider gun

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Simkin glider gun
Simkin glider gun image
Pattern type Gun
Period 120
Barrels 1
Number of cells 36
Bounding box 33×23
Discovered by Michael Simkin
Year of discovery 2015

Simkin glider gun is a glider gun, found by Michael Simkin on April 28, 2015. It consists of a Herschel running in two period-60 conduits, producing infinite copies of the first natural glider. In terms of its 36 cells it is the smallest known gun, sharing the record with the Gosper glider gun. Moreover, in the double-barreled, as well as the pseudo-period, boat-bit form it is the absolute record holder.