I noticed that Acorn has two "isomers."
x = 7, y = 13, rule = B3/S23 5bo$3bo$3o2b2o8$5b2o$3bo$3o2bo!
-wwei23 9:48PM 10/20/2015 NY time
Origin of name
- No idea! Might be worth asking Charles Corderman about it, just in case he remembers. (If you find out, be sure to update the article, BTW!) Apple Bottom (talk) 16:07, 28 February 2018 (UTC)
- It was actually Robert Wainwright who named the acorn, after Corderman discovered it -- see LifeLine #s 2 and 3:
Lifeline 2: As a surprise for LIFELINE Number Three, I will give its discoverer as well as present the fate of the 'acorn' - a term I coined after seeing its final census.
LifeLine 3: The fantastic printout of the final census ('oak tree') was supplied by Bison who verified the original results for the writer before issue Number Two was published.